Gor Mahia to face Motema Pembe, Bandari tackle KCCA in Cecafa Cup openers

Goal Kenya.
Bandari will be Kenya's first side to play in the regional tourney set for Kigali, Rwanda, with Gor Mahia waiting until July 8

Gor Mahia will face Motema Pembe of Democratic Republic of Congo in the opening match of the Cecafa Kagame Cup on July 8 at Umuganda Stadium.

Bandari, Kenya's other representatives, will face Ugandan giants KCCA on July 7 at the Huye Stadium.  The tournament will be held in Rwanda.

In matchday two of the competition, Gor Mahia will square it out with AS Sports of Djibouti on July 10 while Bandari will tackle Mukura Victory Sports of Rwanda a day earlier.

The third opponents for the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) champions will be KMKM from Zanzibar on July 14, when the Dockers face the tournament's defending champions Azam FC of Tanzania on July 12.

The quarter-finals will commence on July 16 and will be played through to July 17 at the venues yet to be confirmed.

The semi-finals will be played on July 19  and the finals on July 21 with venues for the penultimate and ultimate stages yet to be confirmed as well.

Group A : Rayon Sports, TP Mazembe, Atlabara, KMC

Article continues below

Group B : Azam, Mukura, Bandari, KCCA FC

Group C : APR, Green Buffaloes, Heegan, Proline

Group D : Gor Mahia, DCMP, KMKM, AS Ports.