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Coaching course in Kabale takes shape as Soccer2Unite extends financial support

Soccer2Unite has become the first partner of the FUFA Beginners coaching course to be held from Monday 23rd to 27th October, 2017 in Kabale at Victoria Inn for theory sessions and Kabale Municipal stadium for practicals.

The Kabale based non-profit making soccer organization has made a contribution of One Million Five Hundred Thousand Shillings and also registered 6 coaches to attend the 5 day course.

Course Coordinator Andrew Amanya confirmed the contribution from Soccer2Unite.

‘We are glad that the course is taking shape as the deadline looms. Soccer2Unite will provide other items for the course in terms of logistics to make the first ever coaching course in Kabale a success’ said Amanya.

‘We are set for the course. There is a lot of enthusiasm from the football family in Kabale as they look forward to the beginners’ coaching course’ added Amanya.

FUFA has already assigned coaching Instructor Bashir Mutyaba-a CAF B Licensed coach to handle the technical aspects of the entire course while another instructor will be named to take care of the FIFA Laws of the Game.

Western Region Football Association (WRFA) cleared the forthcoming FUFA Beginners’ coaching course.

‘We are happy that coaching courses are being organized in the area and this will raise the levels of our coaches when handling young and senior players at various football levels. Our target is to have as many qualified coaches as possible in the next four years. We want the region to be strong technically’ said Seka Mutaka- Chairman of the WRFA.

The course is part of the technical programs to spread football to all the 8 FUFA regions so that the game is improved upon at the lower levels.

Vincent Tumusiime talks to fellow coaches during a practical session at Njeru in one of the courses organsied by FUFA

Each participant is required to pay 100,000/- for the course that will cater for their course manuals from the instructors, use of equipment, branded t-shirts, meals and refreshments for the entire period.

Deadline for Registration is Sunday 22nd October, 2017.

Western region has already conducted three important coaching courses the Beginners Coaching Course (In Kanungu and Mbarara) and FUFA Level One (Mbarara).

The potential targets for the course are former players, Games Masters handling school teams, persons in charge of clubs at all levels in Western and Kigezi Regions.

Contact person for registration is Andrew Amanya (0775787606). 

Levels of coaching in Uganda that lead to Certification by either FUFA or CAF.

Beginners’ Course, FUFA Level I, CAF C, CAF B, CAF A and CAF Pro

Districts making up Western Region Football Associations

  • Bushenyi District Football Association
  • Kabale District Football Association
  • Kanungu District Football Association
  • Kiruhura District Football Association
  • Kisoro District Football Association
  • Mbarara District Football Association
  • Ntungamo District Football Association
  • Ibanda District Football Association
  • Rukungiri District Footbal Association
  • Insingiro, Sheema, Buhweju, Rubirizi and  Mitooma applied for District FA status but waiting for approval by the Western Region FA Assembly

Coaching statistics in Uganda

  • In 2013, Uganda had 28 CAF C Caches who were handling Uganda Premier League club but the Capacity building courses have helped improve on the figures. This is the current status of coaches in Uganda as below;
  • CAF A- 42 License Holders
  • CAF B- 99 License Holders
  • CAF C- 259 License Holders
  • FUFA Level One- 841 certified coaches
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