2007 CECAFA Cup

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2007 CECAFA Cup
Tournament details
Host countryTanzania
Dates8 – 22 December
Teams11 (from CECAFA confederations)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Sudan (3rd title)
Runners-up Rwanda
Third place Uganda
Tournament statistics
Matches played23
Goals scored62 (2.7 per match)
Top scorer(s)Sudan Abdelhameed Amarri (6)
2006
2008

The 2007 CECAFA Cup is the 31st edition of the football tournament that involves teams from East and Central Africa.

All matches are to be played from 8 December 2007 - 22 December 2007 at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Sheikh Amri Abeid Stadium, Arusha, Tanzania.

Information[edit]

  • The Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup received a major boost on Tuesday after clinching a US$4m four-year sponsorship deal with Gateway TV (GTV).[1]
  • The winner of this year's competition will receive $30,000, the second-placed team will be given $20,000, with $10,000 going to the side that comes third.[1]
  • Sudan fielded mostly their youth players ('B' team), with some senior players.[2][3][4]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Burundi 7 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4
 Tanzania 7 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2
 Kenya 3 3 1 0 2 3 3 0
 Somalia 0 3 0 0 3 0 6 -6






Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Uganda 6 3 2 0 1 11 3 +8
 Rwanda 6 3 2 0 1 11 3 +8
 Eritrea 6 3 2 0 1 7 6 +1
 Djibouti 0 3 0 0 3 2 19 -17
  • Uganda won group on better head-to-head record against Rwanda.





Djibouti 0 - 9 Rwanda
Report Olivier Karekezi Goal 17', Goal 84'
Abdi Ahmed Goal 25' (o.g.)
Kamana Bokota Goal 38', Goal 42', Goal 77'
Roger Tuyisenge Goal 47'
Elias Uzamukunda Goal 54'
Hegman Ngoma Goal 61'

Group C[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Zanzibar 4 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2
 Sudan 2 2 0 2 0 2 2 0
 Ethiopia 1 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2



Knock-out stage[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
December 17 - Dar es Salaam
 
 
 Sudan2
 
December 19 - Dar es Salaam
 
 Tanzania1
 
 Sudan2
 
December 17 - Dar es Salaam
 
 Burundi1
 
 Burundi2
 
December 22 - Dar es Salaam
 
 Eritrea1
 
 Sudan2 (4)
 
December 18 - Dar es Salaam
 
 Rwanda2 (2)
 
 Uganda1 (4)
 
December 20 - Dar es Salaam
 
 Kenya1 (2)
 
 Uganda0
 
December 18 - Dar es Salaam
 
 Rwanda1 aet Third place
 
 Zanzibar0 (4)
 
December 22 - Dar es Salaam
 
 Rwanda0 (5)
 
 Burundi0
 
 
 Uganda2
 

Quarter finals[edit]



Uganda won 4-2 on Penalties


Rwanda won 5-4 on Penalties

Semi finals[edit]


Third place play-off[edit]

Final[edit]

Sudan won 4-2 on Penalties


 CECAFA Cup 2007 Winners 

Sudan
Third title

Top goalscorers[edit]

Nation Player Name Goals Scored
 Sudan Abdelhamid Amari 6
 Rwanda Labama Bokota 4
 Uganda Hamis Kitagenda 3
 Eritrea Berhane Aregaye 3
 Kenya Allan Wanga 3
 Rwanda Olivier Karekezi 2
 Uganda Ronald Maganga 2
 Tanzania Danny Mrwanda 2
 Burundi Claude Nahimana 2
 Rwanda Haruna Niyonzima 2
 Eritrea Elmon Temekribon 2
 Uganda Danny Wagaluka 2

References[edit]

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