The Uganda Crested Cranes have been pitted in group A alongside Rwanda, Burundi and Djibouti in the Cecafa Women’s Championship 2022.
This was confirmed during the draw for the upcoming CECAFA Women’s Championship that has been successfully held on Wednesday.
In a function conducted via zoom, the 8 teams that confirmed participation have been divided into two groups, each containing four.
CECAFA CEO Auka Gecheo and Competitions Director Yusuf Mossi conducted the draw event.
The Crested Cranes under the stewardship of coach George Lutalo already entered camp in preparation for this tournament.
Both Uganda and Burundi will use the regional Championship as part of their preparations for the 2022 TotalEnergies Women Africa Cup of Nations in July.
Group B has Tanzania, Zanzibar, South Sudan and Ethiopia.
The tournament is expected to take place between May 22nd – June 5th 2022 at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.
This is the second time that Uganda is hosting this Championship, the first coming in 2016.