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Rwanda has confirmed her participation in this year’s CECAFA Women Football Championship set to be hosted in Kampala next month.

The competition will be played from September 11-24, 2016.

The Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA)’s Acting Secretary General Patrick Kagabo confirmed the development today after sending the confirmation to the secretariat of CECAFA based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Rwanda women national team will join other nations confirmed for the regional tournament such as hosts Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan, South Sudan and Ethiopia.

Eritrea, Zanzibar, Somalia, Djibouti and Zanzibar, the other Cecafa members, are yet to confirm.

Meanwhile, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Malawi have requested guest spots but are yet to be given a nod.


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