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Communications: FUFA trains Uganda sports journalists ahead of Orange CHAN 2016 Championship

Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has on Wednesday, 6th January 2016 held a successful media workshop ahead of the CHAN finals in Rwanda.

The workshop was intended to help equip the media on how effectively to cover international tournaments of CHAN’s stature.

Fredrick Musisi Kiyingi
Vastly experienced sports journalist Fred Musisi Kiyingi shows the accreditation tag to the journalists during the workshop. Musisi has covered a number of international events including the World Cup, AFCON and CHAN events.

FUFA Communications Manager, Ahmed Hussein was one of the three facilitators of the workshop.

Veteran sports editor, Fred Musisi Kiyingi  and Bukedde T.V anchor, Kenneth Muwanga were the others.

The journalists were taken through a number of issues as regards attending press conferences on time, where to seat, how to use gadgets, use of facilities and other aspects related to covering the game with efficiency.

Ahmed Hussein
Ahmed Hussein displays some of the CAF documents to the journalists containing  guidelines for the accredited media

The sports journalists, all accredited to cover the CHAN tournament in Rwanda where the Uganda Cranes will be part were taken through the basics of covering an international tournament.

Kenneth Muwanga (left) with the FUFA Communications Manager, Ahmed Hussein share ideas during the workshop

Kenneth Muwanga took the reporters through the essentials of adequate preparations, thorough precautions and the need to network as a leeway of easing one’s work at the tournament.

The three facilitators also shared their life experiences in as far as covering international tournaments are concerned.

This has been the first of the many planned media workshops and refresher symposiums that FUFA under the administration of Eng. Moses Magogo has outlined with the objective of comprehensive and quality football coverage in the local and international competitions.

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