CAF decides that CECAFA U-20 to be played without fans
Thursday November 19, 2020
A match between South Sudan and Somalia
Mogadishu (HOL) – The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has decided that the Under 20 tournament will be played without fans due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The regional competition will pit nine nations from eastern Africa against one another for the Challenge Cup.
This years tournament will be hosted by the 2019 champions, Tanzania in the city of Arusha.
Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Djibouti, Burundi, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Uganda, will participate in the competition. Rwanda and Eritrea will not be participating.
Somalia has been placed in Group A along with Tanzania and Djibouti.
The games will begin on Sunday, November 22, with the final match scheduled for Wednesday, December 2, 2020, in Arusha.
Tanzania vs Djibouti (Sunday, November 22, 2020, Black Rhino Academy, 4:00 pm)
Djibouti vs Somalia (Tuesday, November 24, 2020, Black Rhino Academy, 4:00 pm)
Somalia vs Tanzania (Thursday, November 26, 2020, Black Rhino Academy, 4:00 pm)
South Sudan vs Uganda (Monday, November 23, 2020, Sheikh Amri Abeid, 4:00 pm)
Uganda vs Burundi (Wednesday, November 25, 2020, Sheikh Amri Abeid, 1:00 pm)
Burundi vs South Sudan (Friday, November 27, 2020, Sheikh Amri Abeid, 4:00 pm)
Ethiopia vs Kenya (Monday, November 23, 2020, Sheikh Amri Abeid, 1.00 pm)
Sudan vs Ethiopia (Wednesday, November 25, 2020, Sheikh Amri Abeid, 4:00 pm)
Kenya vs Sudan (Friday, November 27, 2020, Sheikh Amri Abeid, 1:00 pm)
Winner Group B vs Winner Group C (Monday, November 30, 2020, Black Rhino Academy, 12 noon)
Winner Group A vs Best Loser (Monday, November 30, 2020, Black Rhino Academy, 3:30 pm)
Final (Wednesday, December 2, 2020, Black Rhino Academy, 3:30 pm
- Ethiopia: aid workers report chaos as thousands flee fighting – The Guardian
- Black people, minorities, low-income earners at higher risk for COVID-19 infection – CBC
- Somaliland literacy drive targets women – Radio Ergo
- UAE suspends issuance of visitor visas to Somalia & 11 other countries – HOL
- World’s last known white giraffe gets GPS tracking device – AP
- Australian special forces executed 39 prisoners and civilians in Afghanistan, report finds – Washington Post
- Trump campaigned on hate in Minnesota. Somalis helped vote him out – The New Arab
- Slump in Somali shilling hits low income families – Radio Ergo
- Tigrayan peacekeepers in Somalia disarmed by Ethiopian colleagues amid conflict at home – Reuters