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CAF lifts ban on Kenya national youth team

CAF lifts ban on Kenya national youth team

Kenya among the 14 country that have had a reprievel after The Confederation of African Football (CAF) lifted suspensions of the under 17  national youth teams, freeing up all 54 member states to feature in CAF competitions.

Caf has set a deadline of 31 December 2015 for countries to confirm they will compete in the competitions. The bans were given for breaches of regulations, including no-shows and age-cheating.

Kenya which was banned for fielding an overage team can now play in the qualifying for Africa U-17 Cup of Nations Madagascar 2017 and Africa U-20 Cup of Nations Zambia 2017.

Under-17 sides to have had their ban lifted: Benin, Burundi, Central African Republic, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Libya, Mauritania, Sierra Leone and South Sudan.

Under-20 sides to have had their ban lifted: Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Lesotho and South Sudan.

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