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COACHING: CAF ‘A’ coaching course begins in Njeru

The Confederation of African Football Associations (CAF) ‘A’ coaching course has started on Monday in Jinja.

More than 10 coaches from different parts of the Uganda are taking part in a one-week long course.
Hamid Juma addressing the participants at the course opening ceremony

This CAF –A License Coaching Course is organized by the Federation Of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) in conjuction with the African continental body.

CAF senior Instructor, Sunday Kayuni from Tanzania is the main course instructor.

Local CAF Instructors Jackson Nyiima (also FUFA’s education officer), Asuman Lubowa (FUFA Technical Director), Tom Lwanga, Mujib Kasule, and Livingstone Kyambadde are working closely with Kayuni

The CAF ‘A’ course commences barely 24 hours after the successful accomplishment of the CAF -B License programme.

Hamid Juma, FUFA Chairman in charge of Technical matters and also an executive Member presided over at the opening of the course.

He cautioned coaches over various football issues that are hitting the game in the country and concentrate on football coaching careers.

You should have objectives to achieve in your coaching careers say by 2019 you may set to be coaching a professional club somewhere.

He advised the football coaches in the country to avoid politics and concentrate on the club and administrators and concentrate to coaching.

He cautioned coaches

“Remember football in the country relies to you coaches most so when you mess up the whole country suffers the consequences. This is the time for us all to start knowing the exact problem hitting the game in the country”

Sunday Kayuni engaging the CAF A aspiring coaches in his maiden lecture on Monday.
The FUFA head of technical matters promised a number of such courses to see right qualified personnel right positions for the good of the game.

Meanwhile, CAF Senior instructor Sunday Kayuni heap-praised FUFA for organizing such courses as he sees the future of Uganda’s football bright more so if coaches do implement what they’re being taught.

The course will run for a week from today 26th up to 31 Janauary 2015.

Participants in CAF Coaching Course:

Paul Sali (Fufa Technical Committee Member), Frank Anyau (Fufa Technical Committee Member), Sam Ssimbwa (Sc Vila), Mike Mutebi , George Semogerere (Somalia), Paddy Kintu (Local Instructor), Moses Basena, Edward Golola(Sc Vipers), Timothy Ayiekoh (Sports Officer Kakira), Majidah Nantanda (Crested Cranes Head Coach), Jackson Mayanja (Kagere Sugar-Tanzania)

Some of the prominent missing coaches include Fred Kajoba of the super league side Bright stars and Leo Adraa of Atlabara Football Club in South Sudan.

Report Prepared by Joseph Mutaka, Uganda Cranes CHAN Media Attache

MAIN PHOTO: Coaches taking part in the CAF ‘A’ Coaching course pose for a group photo infront of the FUFA Technical center, Njeru with the course instructors and the chief guest, Hamid Juma.

PHOTO CREDITS: FUFA Communications Department.

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