Member nations of the Confederation of East and Central Africa (Cecafa) started their campaigns to Africa’s biggest showpiece with promising results as the journey to the Africa Cup of Nations began across the continent.
Goals by Godfrey Massa and Brian Umony were enough to put the Cranes firmly in control of their destiny. Their past campaigns, reminiscent of this, have started well, only for them to falter in the latter stages. Whether they overcome their troubled past this term only time is the master.
East Africa has for long suffered massive heartache and failed to send teams to the continent’s biggest bonanza. Often times our game plan has been wanting. Visiting teams must feel the heat whenever they venture out of their frontiers. With a proper plan, at least two from this part of the world should this time round grace the big stage.