Nicholas Musonye has left the Council for East and Central Football Associations (Cecafa) after handing over to Auka Gecheo in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
The long-serving Secretary-General has served the region for the last two decades ushered in his successor.
Gecheo is the chairman of Nondescript RFC and former General Manager at the Kenya Rugby Union.
Tanzania Football Federation President Wallace Karia will head the regional association. Karia was elected in December last year replacing Mutassim Gafar.