‘The FUFA Drum’ Launch set for 20th December, 2017 in Njeru
USPA, FUFA President’s XI to face off in a match
Orientaion course to be conducted for the Team officials of the 16 Provinces on 19th and 20th December
The Organising Committee of ‘The FUFA Drum’ has released a programme for the official launch of the newly created football tournament to be played among the 16 provinces in Uganda.
The tournament that kicks off in January, 2018 will see selected officials of each Province attend an Orientation course at the FUFA Technical centre, Njeru on 19th and 20th December.
‘Plans have been finalized for the highly anticipated launch of our newest Competitions. We know the value attached to this tournament and we have given it enough planning before it kicks off’ said FUFA Ahmed Hussein Communications Manager.
‘The tournament also brings out moments when we see players celebrate their ancestry by featuring for their respective provinces
At the launch date, a football match will be played between FUFA President’s XI and the Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA).
FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo and his counterpart at USPA are yet to reveal their squads. However The President’s XI comprises of former Uganda Cranes players who retired from the active football.
‘We have invited the media under their body-USPA to come and join us in Njeru on the day of the launch. We believe they are wonderful partners who disseminate information to the public through their various media houses’ added Hussein
The match will be one of the highlights of the day’s events at the end of the two day course that will climax with the launch.
About FUFA ‘The Drum’
The Competition will be played between 16 provinces of Uganda and it is called ‘The Drum’. It will be run and managed by official FUFA regulations.
Slogan of the ‘The Drum’ tournament’: ‘Our Pride is the Strength from Our Diversity’
THE 16 PROVINCES:
a) West Nile: Adjumani, Arua, Koboko, Maracha, Moyo, Nebbi, Pakwach, Yumbe and Zombo.
b) Acholi: Agago, Amuru, Gulu, Kitgum, Lamwo, Nwoya and Pader
c) Lango: Alebtong, Amolatar, Apac, Dokolo, Kole, Lira, Otuke and Oyam
d) Karamoja: Abim, Amudat, Kaabong, Kotido, Moroto, Nakapiripirit and Napak
e) Teso: Amuria, Bukedea, Kaberamaido, Katakwi, Kumi, Ngora, Serere and Soroti
f) Sebei: Bukwa, Kapchorwa and Kween
g) Bugisu: Bududa, Bulambuli, Manafwa, Mbale, Namisindwa and Sironko
h) Bukedi: Budaka, Busia, Butaleja, Butebo, Kibuku, Pallisa and Tororo
i) Busoga: Bugiri, Buyende, Iganga, Jinja, Kaliro, Kamuli, Luuka, Mayuge, Namayingo and Namutumba
j) Kampala: This province will be composed of the District Football Associations of Central, Kawempe Nakawa, Makindye and Rubaga
k) Buganda: Buikwe, Bukomansimbi, Butambala, Buvuma, Gomba, Kalangala, Kalungu, Kayunga, Kiboga, Kyankwanzi, Kyotera, Luweero, Lwengo, Lyantonde, Masaka, Mityana, Mpigi, Mubende, Mukono, Nakaseke, Nakasongola, Rakai, Sembabule, and Wakiso
l) Bunyoro: Buliisa, Hoima, Kagadi, Kibaale, Kiryandongo, and Masindi
m) Tooro: Bunyangabo, Kabarole, Kamwenge, Kyegegwa and Kyenjojo
n) Rwenzori: Bundibugyo, Kasese and Ntoroko
o) Ankole: Buhweju, Bushenyi, Ibanda, Isingiro, Kiruhura, Mbarara, Mitooma, Ntungamo, Rubirizi and Sheema,
P) Kigezi; Kabale, Kanungu, Kisoro and Rukungiri