Africa: 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).

DATE

NO

TEAMS

GROUP

VENUE

TIME (EAT)

Sat 14th July

1

2

APR Vs WAU SALAAM

YANGA v ATLETICO

C

C

Dar

Dar

2pm

4 PM

Sun 15THJuly

3

AZAM V MAFUNZO

B

CHIMANZI

4 PM

Mon 16th July

4

5

VITA CLUB Vs PORTS

SIMBA Vs URA

A

A

Dar

Dar

2PM

4PM

Tue 17th July

6

7

ATLETICO Vs APR

WAU SALAAM Vs YANGA

C

C

Dar

Dar

2pm

4PM

Wed 18th July

8

9

VITA CLUB Vs URA

PORTS Vs SIMBA

A

A

Dar

Dar

2 pm

4pm

Thu 19th July

10

11

ATLETICO Vs WAU Salam

MAFUNZO Vs TUSKER

C

B

Dar

Dar

2pm

4pm

Fri 20th July

12

13

PORTS Vs URA

YANGA Vs APR

A

C

Dar

Dar

2pm

4pm

Sat 21st July

14

15

AZAM Vs TUSKER

SIMBA Vs VITA CLUB

B

A

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

Sun 22nd July

REST DAY

QUARTER FINALS

Mon 23th July

16

17

B2 Vs C2

A1 Vs C3

TBD

TBD

Tue 24th July

18

19

C1 Vs A2

B1 VsA3

TBD

TBD

Wed 25th July

REST DAY

SEMI FINALS

Thu 26th July

20

Winner 16 Vs Winner 17

TBD

TBD

Thu 26th July

21

Winner 18 Vs Winner 19

TBD

TBD

Fri 27th July

REST DAY

FINALS AND 3rd PLACE PLAY OFFS

Sat 28th July

22

23

Loser 20 Vs Loser 21

Winner 20 Vs Winner 21

TBD

TBD

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