NAIROBI, Kenya, November 25 – Harambee Stars' last CECAFA Orange Senior Challenge Cup pool match against Ethiopia will be played on December 5 instead of December 4 as earlier announced.In addition, the Horn of Africa clash between Somalia versus Eritrea has been shifted to City Stadium.
The match between Djibouti and Zambia which was slated for 2 p.m. on December 4 will now start two hours later at Nyayo National Stadium.
CECAFA secretary general Nicholas Musonye added that tournament referees have all arrived in the country.
“They are currently undergoing the regular pre tournament training at Nyayo stadium. The training started today (Wednesday) and will end on Friday afternoon,” said Musonye.
He added that the training, which brings together a total of 18 referees, was very critical for the tourney.
The tournament’s local organising committee is scheduled to hold its final meeting at Nyayo stadium on Thursday morning.
Kenya’s opening match is against Africa Cup of Nations finalists Zambia on Saturday.
Meanwhile, football fans can now purchase tickets for the two week tournament from G4S stations in Nairobi, Mumias and Bungoma.
In Nairobi, soccer fans can obtain advance tickets from G4S offices in Dagoretti, Buruburu and Westlands.
“We have structured the ticket pricing so that it is affordable for all. There are season tickets that are priced at Sh500, VIP tickets for opening match at Sh500 and individual match tickets that cost Kshs 100 for the terraces at Nyayo Stadium,” said Musonye.
Tickets in Mumias will be retailing at Sh400 for VIP and Sh100 for the terraces. Seasons tickets for Mumias will retail at Sh400.