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CECAFA-KAGAME Club Cup Championship draw released
Vita Club of Democratic Republic of Congo has been invited to take part in the CECAFA-Kagame club cup championship which kicks off in Dar July 14th-28th, 2012.
A total of 11 clubs will contest the two week championship that will be shown Live by Supersport in over 48 African countries. The other clubs taking part in the championship include Yanga(holders), Simba and Azam from Tanzania, Tusker( Ken), APR (Rwa), Atletico (Bur), Ports (Dji), URA (Uga), Mafunzo (Znz),Wau Salam (south sud) and Vita club (DRC).
In a well attended draw in Dar es salaam yesterday, defending champions Yanga will open the championship against Burundi's Atletico on 14th July.
The long term objective of CECAFA is to make Kagame club cup one of the biggest club football competitions in Africa. With enough sponsorship next year, we may increase the number to 16 following growing interest from clubs across the continent.
The CECAFA patron HE President Paul Kagame has already committed USD 60,000 prize money which will be shared among the top three finishers. Vita Club is one of the oldest and and popular clubs in DRC and was among four others that had requested to take part in the event.
In responding to the vision of President Kagame, CECAFA wishes to use the power of football to promote Peace and stability in the Great Lakes Region and in the Horn of Africa.
CECAFA CLUB KAGAME CUP 2012
14th – 28th July 2012, Dar-Es Salaam, Tanzania
Team Fixture list
GROUP A SIMBA(TZ), URA (UGA), VITA CLUB (CONGO DR) PORTS (DJB),
GROUP B AZAM(TZ), MAFUNZO(ZANZ), TUSKER (KEN),
GROUP C YANGA(TZ), APR(RWD),WAU SALAAM (SOUTH SUDAN), ATLETICO(BUR),
(QUALIFICATION: GROUP A 1st and 2nd AND 3rd GROUP B 1st and 2nd , GROUP C 1st and 2nd AND 3rd QUALIFY TO QUARTER FINALS).
HOSTS COUNTRIES OF NEXT CAF COMPETITIONSOrange CAN 2012
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