CECAFA: COSAFA champs accept invitation to Kenya

Zimbabwe Football Federation, ZIFA, has confirmed their participation in the upcoming CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup that is due to be held in Kenya from November 25 to December 9, 2017.

ZIFA spokesperson and competitions manager Xolisani Gwesela confirmed that they had accepted the offer.

-Our participation at the CECAFA Challenge Cup tournament is confirmed, Gwesela was quoted by NewsDay.

Catered for 

According to the invite, CECAFA and the host nation will cover full board accommodation and local transport for the Zimbabwe delegation.

ZIFA has been asked to provide air fares for the team to the East African nation.Zimbabwe are making a return to the tournament, which they participated in six years ago.

The Warriors’ invitation could be seen as a reciprocal gesture by Kenya, whose ladies’ team was invited to participate at the Cosafa tournament held in Bulawayo last month.

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