Two Eritrea players vanish from camp | Gotv Cecafa Cup 2013

Uganda Cranes’ next opponents, Eritrea will have to do without two players who have reportedly vanished out of camp in Nairobi.

The two players whose detailed identities are yet to be known went missing from the Red Camels’ camp after their Saturday evening training session.

According the CECAFA organizing committee, the news of the disappearance of the duo has been received this Sunday morning in a briefing at Nyayo.


“The CECAFA senior challenge cup central organizing committee sitting at Nyayo Stadium has this Sunday morning been briefed of the mysterious disappearance of two Eritrean players from their camp here in Nairobi,” read part of the statement released by Cecafa.

The matter has since been handed to the relevant security agencies in Kenya that will handle the issues help from the Football Kenya Federation (FKF).

This is the fifth year in a row such incidents happening with players from the same country. A dozen Eritrean players disappeared from their residential hotel in Kampala last year.  

Eritrea who lost the first game 3-0 to Sudan face champions Uganda on Monday at Machakos.