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Emerging Stars to face Djibouti at CACAFA u23 Opener

Emerging Stars, the national under 23 ffotball team will be opening the CEACAFA Cup against Djibouti on Sunday at 4pm EAT.

The Stanley Okumbi coached side is optimistic that they will post good results against minnows Djibouti in their opening Group “C” match at the Bahir Dar Stadium Ethiopia on Sunday.

Kenya lies in pool C alongside Djibouti as they try to surpass the final finish of their counterparts, Rising Stars in the Cecafa Under-20 Championship held last November in Tanzania.

Kenya will next face South Sudan on Thursday from 1pm.

Pool “A” consists of  Uganda, Tanzania and DR Congo while Pool “B” has hosts Ethiopia, Burundi and Eritrea.

Today, Ethiopia and Eritrea battled to a 3-3 draw in the opening Group “B”match.

Cecafa under 23 fixtures

Saturday:

Pool B

  1. Ethiopia 3 Eritrea 3

Sunday:

Pool A

  • Uganda v DR Congo

Pool C

  • Djibouti v Kenya
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