Kenya's Harambee Stars have been pooled in Group 'A' in the upcoming Confederation of East and Central Africa [CECAFA] Senior Challenge Cup.
Stars will be in the group alongside northern neighbours Ethiopia who are expected to pose the greatest challenge owing to their recent splendid form, Zanzibar and South Sudan.
Rest of the groups
Taifa Stars from Tanzania have been pooled in Group 'B' alongside visitors Zambia, Burundi and Somalia while Uganda Cranes will face Amavubi from Rwanda, Sudan and Eritrea.
The opener will be between hosts Harambee Stars against Walias from Ethiopia on Wednesday 27 November 2013 at the at Nyayo National Stadium. CECAFA has confirmed that the opening rounds of matches will be played in venues in Nairobi and Machakos, for logistical reasons.
Group A: Kenya, Ethiopia, Zanzibar, South Sudan
Group B: Tanzania, Zambia, Burundi, Somalia
Group C: Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan, Eritrea