CECAFA U17 Championship fixtures released with Kenya placed in Group A

Fixtures for the 2019 CECAFA U17 Championships have been released with Kenya pooled in Group A for the tournament set for Eritrea.

Kenya is in the same group with Somalia, Burundi and hosts Eritrea and will kick off their campaign against Somalia on Friday 16 August with the final slated for Sunday 1 September.

The top three from Group A and B will join the top two from Group C in the quarterfinals, scheduled for Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 August.


Meanwhile, the U15 team has been in residential camp on a homeschooling program since the turn of the year at the FKF National Center of Excellence in Juja. The team takes part in the FKF Elite Youth League and will be looking forward to their first major international assignment at the U15 level.

Earlier in 2017, the Junior Stars took part in the Southampton Cup U13 category in England, winning the Shield.


Kenya vs Somalia (Friday, August 16, 2019, 2 pm)

Burundi vs Kenya (Monday, August 19, 2019, 2 pm)

Eritrea vs Kenya (Friday, August 23, 2019, 4.30 pm)

Quarterfinals (August 27, and August 28, 2019)

Semifinals (Friday, 30, 2019)

Finals (Sunday, September 1, 2019)