JUST IN: South Sudan disqualified from the CECAFA U-17 tournament
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JUST IN: South Sudan disqualified from the CECAFA U-17 tournament

South Sudan U-17 team has been disqualified from the CECAFA U-17 and U-17 AFCON qualifiers. 

This comes after four of Sudan players failed to pass the Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test. The tournament was set to start today at Rwanda but the disqualification of Sudan means only six teams will be featuring. 

They were polled in Group A alongside Kenya U17, Uganda, and Ethiopia. S. Sudan were to face Uganda today starting from 12:00 PM at Umuganda Stadium, Rubavu before taking on Ethiopia next week on Wednesday. Their final game of the group was against Kenya Junior Stars. 

Remaining Group A Fixtures. 

  • Ethiopia vs Kenya (Sunday, December 13, 2020, 3 pm)
  • Uganda vs Kenya (Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 12 noon)
  • Uganda vs Ethiopia (Friday, December 18, 2020, 3 pm)

All the matches will be played at Umuganda Stadium, Rubavu. 

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