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FUFA confirms FIFA President Infantino’s visit to Uganda

FIFA President Gianni Infantino will pay a two day visit to Uganda at the invitation of FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo.

Infantino who was elected to office in 2016, has embarked on meeting FIFA Member Associations around the globe to share ideas on football development projects.

In a confirmation letter to FUFA President and signed by FIFA President, the visit will cover two days 25th and 26th February, 2017.

Part of the letter reads;

‘I am very pleased to confirm my visit. I will be arriving in Entebbe on 25th February 2017. I have no doubt that this visit will help us to lay foundations for further cooperation and to share our personal visions for the continued development of our sport in your country’

FUFA President who is in Doha for the FIFA Executive football Summit said;

‘Football needs such contacts for the sport to grow. Ugandan football will not be the same after his visit. It is a great moment in Ugandan football’

FUFA Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein confirmed the latest developments about the visit of FIFA President.

FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo (L) with FIFA President Gianni Infantino in Doha on Thursday

‘We are glad that the FIFA President Mr. Gianni Infantino will be our guest next week. It is good news for Ugandan football and a big sign that the future of the sport is becoming brighter and brighter each passing day. We believe the visit will bear fruits. The programme for the visit will be released at an appropriate time’ said Hussein.

MAIN PHOTO: FIFA President Gianni Infantino shortly after being elected in 2016

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