The CECAFA tournament groups have been announced. Kenya will host this event for the first time since 2009. The tournament will start on 27th November when Kenya host Ethiopia. Matches will be played in Nyayo Stadium, Moi Sports Center Kasarani, Kisumu Stadium, Mombasa and Machakos. The venue inspection will be on 15th November but Machakos, Mombasa and Kisumu Stadiums are under renovations. Djibouti is the only CECAFA country which didn’t confirm participation. Kenya will try to pull a strong performance after losing to Uganda in last tournaments’ final.