The data verification exercise of all football stakeholders in Uganda under the FIFA Connect programme got underway on Monday. The exercise will be conducted by FUFA trained data verifying officers under the office of the CEO and Competitions Department.
Click Verification Schedule-Stakeholders for full programme of verification exercise
In two separate communications (Circulars- 1050 sent on 14th Dec, 2016 and a reminder on circular 1054 dated 9th Feb, 2017) to the various stakeholders including FUFA’s 33 members, the exercise will help collect data of all clubs and their officials in Uganda at all levels.
Part of the communication signed by FUFA CEO reads;
‘The exercise will commence on Monday 13th February, 2017 throughout the country according to the schedules released by FUFA. The exercise will be conducted by FUFA data verifying officers to collect information of all clubs, club officials, coaches, players and referees’
FUFA team trained in Botswana April, 2016
The FUFA CEO Edgar Watson and Competitions Director Ali Mwebe attended a specialized workshop on the FIFA connect programme in Botswana that saw Angola, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe send representatives. The hosts-Botswana also sent in attendants.
The workshop was aimed to improve in the areas of record keeping and database collection for proper management by FIFA MAs.
The seminar will impart knowledge to the participants that will see FIFA Member Associations move from the current License Plus to the FIFA Connect Programme under the ‘Know Your Person Project’
MAIN PHOTO: FUFA CEO Edgar Watson (M) and Competitions Director Ali Mwebe (R) attending the FIFA Connect worksho in Botswana early last year.