Lewis Bandi and Ronald Reagan have been ruled out of today’s CECAFA U23 semifinal match against Burundi due to injury.

The duo picked up knocks in Kenya’s final Group C match against Djibouti, but the coach remains optimistic that the two will be available on the final day of action this Friday.

Emerging Stars finished top of Group C with six points, ahead of South Sudan and Djibouti, and will face off against Burundi, who came out top in Group B ahead of hosts Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Tanzania, who finished top of Group A, has been drawn against South Sudan, the best runners-up out of the three groups.

The first semifinal has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at 11.45 am, before the Emerging Stars take to the pitch at 2 pm at the Bahir Dar Stadium in Ethiopia and will be aired LIVE on Azam.

CECAFA U23 Championships Semifinal Fixtures

1. Tanzania vs South Sudan (Tuesday, 11.45 am)
2. Burundi vs Kenya (Tuesday, 2 pm)

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