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Beach soccer course ends

FUFA CEO, Edgar Watson and the Principal of Entebbe Institute of Fisheries Gertrude Obote pose for a group photo with participants at the training in Entebbe

The one week training course for beach soccer coaches and referees successfully ended at Entebbe institute of fisheries, Friday evening. This was the first training of its kind in Uganda. Talib Hilal, a FIFA instructor and coach of Oman’s National Beach Football team together with Sunday Okayi from the Nigerian FA were the two selected instructors by FIFA to conduct this training starting December 12.

FUFA Vice president in charge of technical matters Livingstone Kyambadde presided over the closing ceremony. Kyambadde hailed the world football body, FIFa for the choice of instructors sent to Uganda to conduct this course. He said the course would help propel the game of beach football to higher levels. “We shall soon start assembling a competitive national team” said the Vice President.

Kyambadde added that the Federation would ensure close supervision of the trained persons to help them pass the acquired knowledge and skills to the targeted beneficiaries. The course that was officially opened up by the CEO, Edgar Watson has had 30 coaches and 27 referees successfully completing their course.

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