The FUFA Emergency Committee that sat on Friday morning 26th January, 2018 at FUFA House in Mengo to discuss adjustments on FUFA budgets has passed key financial decisions with effect from 1st January.
Decisions on key areas will be implemented with immediate effect but here are highlights in the areas of club football and refereeing for 2017/2018 season where prize monies have either been introduced or improved;
The prize monies for FUFA Competitions have increased from UGX 20M to UGX 426M.
Prize Monies announced for FUFA’s 10 Competitions
Champions, Cup Winners and rankings of other teams in the FUFA Competitions will be rewarded with cash prizes at the end of each football season. The figures as broken down apply to the 2017/2018 season;
Breakdown-Cash Prizes in the Uganda Premier League
Payment for Referees’ fees in Regional Leagues
FUFA has also taken a giant step and will now pay the close to 200 referees’ match fees who officiate in the 8 Regional leagues (Northern, West Nile, North East, Western, Buganda, Kampala, Kitara and Eastern).
It should be noted that FUFA has been meeting the referees’ match day costs in the Uganda Premier League, FUFA Big League, FUFA Juniors League, Uganda Cup, FUFA Women Elite League and FUFA Women’s Cup.
The Emergency Committee meeting was attended by FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo, Justus Mugisha (1st FUFA Vice President), Darius Mugoye (2nd Vice President), Rasoul Ariga (Chairman FUFA Finance Committee), Chris Kalibala (Executive Member), Rogers Byamukama (Executive Member), Hamid Juma (Executive Member), Humphrey Mandu (FUFA Deputy CEO) and George Bakiwanya (FUFA Finance Assistant).