Rising Stars undergo mandatory COVID-19 testing ahead of CECAFA U20 championships.

Rising Stars undergo mandatory COVID-19 testing ahead of CECAFA U20 championships.

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Kenya U20 national team, the Rising Stars, and the members of their technical bench have undergone mandatory COVID-19 tests ahead of the CECAFA U20 championships.

The team reported to camp on Saturday, October 31, 2020, and have a scheduled friendly match against Sudan in preparations for the regional showpiece.

Two friendlies are set to be played by the team on Monday, November 2, and November 5, 2020 at the MISC Kasarani Stadium before they leave for the tournament, to be played between November 22, and December 6, 2020, in Arusha, Tanzania.

Technical Bench

The Rising Stars have been pooled in Group C of the tournament alongside Ethiopia and Sudan.

Group A is comprised of hosts Tanzania, Rwanda, Somalia, and Djibouti, while Group B will have Burundi, Eritrea, South Sudan, and Uganda.

The top teams in each of the three groups will proceed to the tournament’s semi-finals, alongside one best runner-up. The finalists, meanwhile, are set to earn an automatic slot at the Africa U20 Cup of Nations.

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    Now rising stars are playing a friendly against a team they will face in the tournament in the group stage?

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