Petra among new Cecafa executive members
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) .
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.
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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.
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