Rwanda, Sudan express interest in hosting Zonal AFCON U20 Qualifiers


CECAFA has confirmed the submission of bids by Sudan and Rwanda to host the Zonal qualifiers of the 2023 U-20 AFCON.

This was confirmed by the CECAFA Executive Director, Auka Gecheo who also confirmed that CECAFA has received hosting bids for four tournaments.

“We have received bids from Sudan and Rwanda to host the AFCON U-20 qualifiers, while Ethiopia and Tanzania have also sent in bids to host the AFCON U-17 qualifiers,” said Gecheo via Cecafa Online.

It should be noted that the previous U20 AFCON Qualifiers were held in Tanzania and Uganda emerged the eventual winners of the tournament.

Uganda was already confirmed as the hosting nation for the 2022 CECAFA Senior Women’s Championship to be held between May 22nd to 5th June.

Tanzania has also submitted a bid to host the AFCON Women’s Champions League qualifiers for the Zone.

Uganda has submitted a bid to host the qualifiers for the Pan African School Cup.

No country has expressed interest in hosting the CECAFA Kagame Cup as well as the CECAFA U-23 Challenge Cup.

The executive committee will meet to assess the bids before publishing a final list of the confirmed hosts.

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