Dar es Salaam, March 15 -- TANZANIA: A WORLD football governing body (FIFA) has handed Tanzania an opportunity to play international friendly matches again this year in the newly introduced 2024 FIFA Series.

Taifa Stars will be the only team from the CECAFA Zone in the tournament that involves national teams from different confederations who do not usually have the opportunity to play against each other.

The ultimate objective of the FIFA Series is to allow more international football interaction, making a concrete contribution to global football development.

The Stars will battle a team from the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Bulgaria and Mongolia from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) during the tournament slated...