By Ahimbisibwe Ambrose
Sports Writer, kick442.com Uganda
The CECAFA zonal U17
AFCON group stages were conducted today by Executive Director Auka Gecho as the tournament draws closer.
Defending Champions, Uganda were placed in group B alongside Rwanda, Djibouti, Sudan, and Burundi.
The Uganda team earlier this week entered a residential camp, conducting their training at Njeru ahead of the title defense.
In the last edition, the Uganda Cubs beat Tanzania 3-1 in Rwanda to emerge winners of the 2020 U17 zonal qualifiers.
In the other group A, hosts Ethiopia has been pitted alongside Tanzania, Eritrea, Somalia, and South Sudan.
The CECAFA U17 Zonal Qualifiers will be held between 30th September to 19th October 2022 at Abebe Bikila Stadium in Adidas Ababa, Ethiopia.
The best two teams from each group will storm the semis as the winners will represent the Region at the U-17 AFCON 2023 Championship in Algeria.
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