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Nigeria, Egypt for Cecafa tourney

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 6 – Kenya has been drawn in Group B of the Council of East and Central Africa (CECAFA) under 17 challenge cup in Sudan later this month.NICHOLAS_MUSONYEKenya will be based in the southern city of Juba where they will play Uganda, Ethiopia and Zanzibar in the preliminary stages.

Egypt and Nigeria have been invited to the tourney which they will be using to prepare for the FIFA Under 17 World Cup in November.

“I am in contact on a daily basis with both federations. There involvement will make the competition much more exciting,” said CECAFA secretary general Nicholas Musonye on Thursday.

“During the (CECAFA) club challenge, delegations from both countries requested to be part of the tournament so as to develop their sides and we obliged,” he added.

Egypt has been placed in Group C where they will lock horns with defending champions Burundi, Rwanda and Eritrea in Wadmadeni.

Nigeria, who will host the U-17 finals, will face hosts Sudan, Tanzania and Somalia in Khartoum.

“The Sudanese government, the Sudan Football Association and CECAFA will foot the expenses of the tournament which amount to Sh50 million,” said Musonye.

Fixtures for the tournament will be announced next week. Twenty one match officials will be in charge of the tournament.

“We expect our teams to prepare well and not to come to Sudan as joyriders. They must come to Sudan and show the world that CECAFA can produce good football,” said Musonye.

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“All the teams have been sent all the rules and regulations which we expect them to abide by,” he added.

The opening ceremony will take place in Khartoum on August 19 while another will beheld in Juba the following day.

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  1. popcorn

    June 6, 2013 at 12:22 am

  2. GK

    December 8, 2013 at 6:56 pm

    Data shows this “Men who earn less than their partner likely to cheat”. ok
    Then this article (I have not read the dissertation) proceeds to looks for reasons to pin the blame on the man, vilify and and further demean his already lowered status. I am assuming the researcher has taken into account reporting biases, which is women are less likely to admit to cheating, and men are more likely to brag about it. This article is lop-sided. It does not provide the information necessary for higher earning women with non-university husbands to succeed in their relationship but instead seems to advice to avoid them. … shoving the dust under the carpet so to speak.

    There is danger in reporting research like this because, it amplifies the underlying causes of the problem by misreading data.

    Cheating is not the starting cause of relationship deterioration but a symptom of one that has been deteriorating for quite a long time, at-least as long as it takes to start another extra-marital relationship. Cheating happens in a relationship when there is discontentment in the relationship itself. This discontentment can result because of (1) the woman (2) the man (3) both. That the higher earning woman may have an individualistic her perception of income, not having an intimate financial union with her partner. Her perceived disregard to her own man, patronizing projection of use of money, might have already destroyed for him the state of sexual contentment and emotional security in the marriage. There are necessary behaviours that higher earners need to project to make an intimate parter feel needed. Higher earning men, with dependent or less earning wives might not disaffect the sexual health of the relationship, since lesser earning by the woman is not part of a male’s evaluation of a intimate sexual partner. Being unfaithful by the the lesser partner may also be a passive way to trigger the other into consenting to a divorce. The lesser earning woman is not likely to disregard her husband on account of his higher earning, and knows that being feminine-supportive is necessary to prevent her higher earning husband from straying away.

    The article does not mention that the women in the relationship need to work on keeping their end of the sexual relationship healthy. And women need to assume their higher bread-winning status with some graciousness . The blame is put squarely on the man instead of 50-50.

    Amongst mentioned suggestions here, yes, sometimes when you are in a dead relationship, praying to god to deliver from living hell is one thing one way to kill one’s sexual desire. another not mentioned one is to work hard and keep busy so as to be able to ignore the discontentment. Are these really solutions?

    I hope there is direct-to-the issue, neutral and holistic recommendations in “The study indicates ways to prevent one’s partner cheating without giving up the well-paid day job.”

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