The Secretary General of CECAFA Nicholas Musonye has confirmed change of dates for the regional tournament will now kick off on 3rd December in Kenya. The final will be played on 17th December, 2017.
The initial dates communicated to the CECAFA Members would have seen the tournament start on 25thNovember and end on 9th December.
Ten countries will take part in the 2017 CECAFA Senior Challenge cup. These are; Hosts Kenya, Holders Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Burundi, South Sudan, Zanzibar plus guest teams Libya and Zimbabwe.
Musonye also confirmed that the CECAFA General Assembly will now take place on December 2nd 2017.
Meanwhile FUFA has already notified the Uganda Premier League Secretariat and Competitions Department of the new dates of the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup to make adjustments on the fixtures for the period the regional tournament will be played.