Petra among new Cecafa executive members


Doris Petra, the Football Kenya Federation vice-president pictured during a Team change press briefing ahead ...
(FILE)Doris Petra, the Football Kenya Federation vice-president pictured during a Team change press briefing ahead of FKF National election at Panafric hotel on January 28, 2016. Photo/SportPicha

The CECAFA Congress convening in Nairobi on Saturday elected the five new executive committee members to run the region’s top football office for the next two calendar years.

Kenya’s FA vice-president Doris Petra was among those elected, taking up the woman representative seat.

The five who have been unanimously elected will now join CECAFA President Mutasim Gafar (Sudan) whose constitutional term runs till November 2019.

Apart from Petra, other new officials are Abdiqaani Arab Said (Somalia), AimableHabimana (Burundi), JuneidBashaTilmo (Ethiopia) and Wallace Karia (Tanzania) .

(FILE)Ethiopia fans follow action during their 2015 Cecafa senior challenge cup match against Tanzania at the Hawassa International Stadium in Ethiopia on November 28, 2015.[Photo/SPORTPICHA]
(FILE)Ethiopia fans follow action during their 2015 Cecafa senior challenge cup match against Tanzania at the Hawassa International Stadium in Ethiopia on November 28, 2015.[Photo/SPORTPICHA]
The race that had earlier attracted eight candidates had Eng. Moses Magogo (Uganda), Vincent Nzamwita (Rwanda) and Kourecha Ali Gued from Djibouti withdrawing their candidature just minutes before the polls.

At the same time, the Congress emphasized the need to have annual tournaments and the following member federations have offered to host the 2018 events as below.

No. TOURNAMENT COUNTRY
01 Beech Soccer& Women Uganda
02 Kagame Cup Djibouti
03 Youth U17 Tanzania
04 Youth U20 Sudan/Kenya

 

This year’s delayed CECAFA Women Cup will still take place in Rwanda early next year, while the hosts for the 2018 Senior Challenge Cup will be decided at a later date. Ten out of twelve countries participated except Sudan and Eritrea.

Kenya Sport CS Hassan Wario (centre), Sports Kenya Director General, Gordon Oluoch (left) and Cecafa Secretary General Nicholas Musonye follow proceedings of Kenya versust Rwanda during their Cecafa Challenge Cup quarter finals match at the Addis Ababa National stadium in Ethiopia on December 01, 2015. Rwanda won 5-4 on post match penalties. Photo/Stafford Ondego/www.sportpicha.com
(FILE)Kenya Sport CS Hassan Wario (centre), Sports Kenya Director General, Gordon Oluoch (left) and Cecafa Secretary General Nicholas Musonye follow proceedings of Kenya versust Rwanda during their Cecafa Challenge Cup quarter finals match at the Addis Ababa National stadium in Ethiopia on December 01, 2015. Rwanda won 5-4 on post match penalties. Photo/Stafford Ondego/Sportpicha.

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