The Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has postponed the CECAFA Women’s Champions League Qualifiers the region body has confirmed.


The regional event was slated to take place August 7-21st after it had been postponed earlier but according to the Executive Director of the body, FKF informed them that the decision had been arrived at since Kenya is preparing to host the 2021 World U20 Athletics championships at the Kasarani Stadium.


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CECAFA had planned to have the qualifiers played at Nyayo Stadium and Kasarani Stadium with the tournament only viable to take place in the country after August 24, 2021.


The news comes at a time when Rwanda’s Scandinavian WFC withdrew from the zonal qualifiers leaving just eight teams to fight for the region ticket.


The eight that will participate in the competition include; Lady Doves WFC (Uganda), Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (Ethiopia), PVP FC (Burundi), Yei Joint Stars (South Sudan), FAD (Djibouti), Simba Queens FC (Tanzania), New Generations FC (Zanzibar) and Vihiga Queens FC (Kenya).


The winner from the region will represent CECAFA in the CAF Women’s Champions League to be hosted by Egypt.


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