Doris Petra, the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Vice President, has been selected to head a committee of Vice Presidents that will organize tournaments in the CECAFA region.
According to FKF through their website, the development was confirmed by CECAFA Secretary General Nicholas Musonye after the 2019 CAF awards held in Hurghada-Egypt on Tuesday 7 January.
“The CECAFA Executive Board arrived at a consensus in which the new committee is to set up competitions before the end of February so as to start working on the calendar,” Musonye said.
The committee that Petra will lad consists of vice presidents in the region that include Aimable Habimana (Burundi), Bani Ahmed Eltatih (Sudan), Justus Mugisha (Uganda) and Eunice Ali (Djibouti)
From 2020 CECAFA Will hole nine tournaments that include the AFCON U17 Zonal Qualifier, CECAFA Women’s Senior Challenge Cup (Rwanda), AFCON U20 Zonal Qualifier, CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup (Sudan), CECAFA U20 Women’s Challenge Cup (Uganda), CECAFA U16 Boys Challenge Cup (Djibouti), CECAFA Kagame Club Championship (Tanzania), CECAFA U20 Boys Challenge Cup and CECAFA U17 Women’s Challenge Cup (Burundi)
The Deputy President previously served as the regional organization’s Women Representative in its Executive Committee.