Tenga re-elected CECAFA President for second term
CAF Executive Committee member, Leodegar Tenga has been re-elected President of the Council for East and Central Football Associations (CECAFA) for a second term.
Tenga, also President of the Tanzania Football Federation was elected unanimously at the CECAFA General Assembly held last Thursday in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on the eve of the 2011 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup tournament.
The eleven members present voted for the sole candidate, Tenga, following the withdrawal of Hussein Fadoul of Djibouti.
“I am honoured to accept your mandate to serve as president during the 2012-2016 period. Together we can tackle the problems that football faces today and show that our game remains very solid and strong,” an elated Tenga, who has headed the zonal union since 2008 said after the polls.
The quartet of Sahilu Wolde (Ethiopia), Raoul Gisanura (Rwanda), Abdiqani Saeed Arab (Somalia) and Tariq Atta Salih (Sudan) were also elected unto the CECAFA Executive Committee.
Meanwhile, the General Assembly also endorsed Kenya as host of the 2012 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup.
The 2011 edition will take place from 25 November to 10 December in Tanzania.