Rising Stars set to kick off CECAFA U20 campaign against Ethiopia

Rising Stars in Arusha
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The Kenya U20 national team will set their CECAFA U20 Championships campaign in motion on Monday, November 23, 2020, with a  game against Ethiopia.

It’s all systems go for Rising Stars who have been in camp for the last two weeks in preparation for the regional showpiece and held recovery training sessions since they touched base in Arusha, Tanzania on Saturday.

The team will play Ethiopia at the Sheikh Amri Abeid grounds in Arusha, Tanzania at 1:00 pm and will finalize their group stages with a game against Sudan on Friday.

The finalists of the tourney earn an automatic slot to the U20 Africa Cup of Nations

Also read: CECAFA U20: Rising Stars safely arrive in Arusha, all set for the opening match

Group A: Tanzania (Host), Rwanda, Somalia

Group B: Burundi, Eritrea, South Sudan, Uganda

Group C: Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan

Fixtures

Group Stages

  1. Tanzania vs Djibouti (Sunday, November 22, 2020, Black Rhino Academy, 4:00 pm)
  2. Djibouti vs Somalia (Tuesday, November 24, 2020, Black Rhino Academy, 4:00 pm)
  3. Somalia vs Tanzania (Thursday, November 26, 2020, Black Rhino Academy, 4:00 pm)
  4. South Sudan vs Uganda (Monday, November 23, 2020, Sheikh Amri Abeid, 4:00 pm)
  5. Uganda vs Burundi (Wednesday, November 25, 2020, Sheikh Amri Abeid, 1:00 pm)
  6. Burundi vs South Sudan (Friday, November 27, 2020, Sheikh Amri Abeid, 4:00 pm)
  7. Ethiopia vs Kenya (Monday, November 23, 2020, Sheikh Amri Abeid, 1.00 pm)
  8. Sudan vs Ethiopia (Wednesday, November 25, 2020, Sheikh Amri Abeid, 4:00 pm)
  9. Kenya vs Sudan ( Friday, November 27, 2020, Sheikh Amri Abeid, 1:00 pm)

Semi-finals

  1. Winner Group B vs Winner Group C (Monday, November 30, 2020, Black Rhino Academy, 12 noon)
  2. Winner Group A vs Best Loser (Monday, November 30, 2020, Black Rhino Academy, 3:30 pm)

Finals

  1. Third place Playoff (Wednesday, December 2, 2020, Black Rhino Academy, 12 noon)
  2. Final (Wednesday, December 2, 2020, Black Rhino Academy, 3:30 pm)

Also read: Kenya U17 selection process culminates as CECAFA U17 Championships imminent

 


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