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CAF D Coaching Course for Women Grassroot Football ends Successfully

CAF D Women Coaching Course

3rd – 8th February 2020

FUFA Technical Centre – Njeru

CAF D Women Football Grassroot Course has ended successfully at the FUFA Technical Center in Njeru on Saturday Afternoon.

The Course has run for five (5) days with the guidance of CAF Instructor Majida Nantanda who facilitated 16 participants from eight (8) selected by FUFA with the aim of coming up with women coaches that will handle U15 girls in the forthcoming 7-aside schools competition organized by CAF as a pilot project at the end of February.

Kawempe Muslim SS Juliet Adeke receiving her certificate from FUFA Exco Member Chris Kalibbala

Two participants were picked from each of the eight schools, Uganda Martyrs HS Lubaga, Kawempe Muslim SS, Rines SS, Town View SS Bugiri, Wakiso Hills, Tagy HS, Jinja SS, and Olila HS.

The competition for the eight teams will begin on 22nd February 2020 with two (2) groups. Town View, Uganda Martyrs HS, Wakiso Hills, and Jinja SS are in Group A while Olila HS, Kawempe Muslim SS, Rines SS, and Tagy HS occupy group B. The coaches the have attended CAF D Course will have the task to prepare and handle their respective teams during the competition.

Diana Nalubega from Jinja SS receives her certificate from FUFA EXCO Member Chris Kalibbala

During the closing ceremony, the FUFA EXCO Member and Chairman Football Development Chris Kalibbala confirmed that FUFA will facilitate all the eight teams preparing to take part in the CAF U15 7-aside competition.

The support for boots, and balls will come up with 1000 US Dollars for each team in the competition.


 ‘We assure you that FUFA will fund the eight teams that will take part in the competition with Player’s boots, balls and an amount of 1000 US Dollars for each school. This is another project from CAF that will develop women grassroot football. It’s FUFA’s strategy to have more young players that can join youth National teams and it’s you the coaches to prepare those players. It’s just the beginning of your career you still have a long journey but never give up.’ Said Kalibbala.

Kalibbala also commended Schools for providing players for U17 and U20 Women National Teams.

FUFA Football Director Ali Mwebe urged participants to implement whatever they have learnt from the 5-day course.

FUFA EXCO Member Chris Kalibbala talking to participants during the closing ceremony
FUFA Football Development Director Ali Mwebe talking to participants

‘We expect our participants who have finished CAF D course to implement what we have taught them in these five days. If we have proper Grassroot coaches we must produce good women football players in the feature.’ Said FUFA Football Development Director Ali Mwebe.

With much excitement, participants applauded FUFA and CAF for giving them such an opportunity to become coaches and promised to work to their best to produce good players.

Ayerango Freda of Uganda Martyrs HS Lubaga making her reaction

‘We have learnt a lot from the five days we have spent here. We are ready to empower and implement the football coaching knowledge we have acquired. Said Ayerango Freda (Participant from Uganda Martyrs HS Lubaga),

All participants were evaluated on the final day and each received a certificate of CAF D Coaching Course.


Nalubega Diana (Jinja SS) Nandera Evelyn (Jinja SS), Nantaba Alice (Rines), Nakalule Florence (Rines), Nabwire Ruth (Town View SS), Kisakye Juliet (Town View SS), Kalembe Aminah (Wakiso Hills), Namuddu Faith (Wakiso Hills) Arudo Anna Grace (Olila HS), Abago Florance (Olila HS), Adeke Juliet (Kawempe Muslim SS), Nandugwa Madinah (Kawempe Muslim SS), Nakubulwa Betty (Uganda Martyrs HS Lubaga), Ayerango Freda (Uganda Martyrs HS Lubaga), Nakuya Sarah 9Taggy HS) and aNabakooza Lydia (Taggy HS)



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