Kenya U15 National Team left the country early this morning Tuesday,August 13,2019 ahead of CECAFA Championships that will be staged in Eritrea later this week.
Kenya is pooled in Group A together with hosts Eritrea,Somalia and Burundi in a regional tournament that has so far attracted 11 teams including, Uganda,Tanzania,Ethiopia,South Sudan,Sudan and Djibouti.
speaking to sokafrika.com moments before departure, Head coach Sagar Lakhani was confident that the team will do well after all the good preparations they have had until yesterday.
“Kenyan fans should expect exciting football from us, we are more than ready for the task ahead, we have put in a lot of efforts in the camp and its now time to translate what we have been doing on the pitch, i believe in my boys we wont disappoint you in Eritrea” said a confidant Lakhani.
The 11 teams have been grouped as follows:
Group A: Kenya. Group Uganda. Group C:Tanzania.
Somalia. Rwanda. Sudan.
Burundi. Ethiopia. Djibouti.
Eritrea. Southern Sudan.
Kenya begins their campaign on Friday August 16, against Somalia at pm. other Kenyan fixtures are as follows:
1.Kenya vs Somalia. (16th August 2019 pm)
2.Burundi vs Kenya . (19th August 2019 2 pm)
3. Eritrea vs Kenya. (23rd August 2019 4:30 pm)
4.Quarter finals. (27th and 28th august 2019)
5.Semifinals.( 30th August 2019)
6.Finals .(September 1, 2019.)