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Covid-19: FUFA amplifies drive for Vaccination of football stakeholders

FUFA embarked on the mass vaccination exercise for the football family against Covid-19 across the country.

Having received clearance and backing from the Ministry of Health through the National Council of Sports, FUFA issued a circular for all its Members and football stakeholders to enroll for the vaccination in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19.

The exercise at FUFA House was for all members of the Executive, Standing Committees, Judicial Bodies, Delegates, Secretariat, Clubs at all levels of both Men and Women Leagues and other stakeholders. However some players and officials have taken the vaccination from upcountry at various Government Health Centres.

For any further details in this regard the FUFA Covid 19 Official Dr. Apollo Ahimbisibwe on +256 700 669 922 or email

FUFA Executive Committee Member Rogers Mulindwa who represented FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo

FUFA CEO Edgar Watson who led all staff for the vaccination said the aim of the exercise is to try and stop the spread of covid19. He added this is being done in partnership with Lubaga Hospital in compliance with the Ministry of Health guidelines, National Council of sports guidelines, FIFA, CAF and all stakeholders that fall in the game of football. 

FUFA CEO Edgar Watson
National Beach Soccer team Head coach Salim Jamal Muwonge also got vaccinated
FUFA Exco Member Hamid Juma
FIFA Referee Issa Masembe took part in the exercise
FUFA Legal Manager Denis Lukambi had his turn for vaccination
Uganda Cranes defender and Express FC Captain Enoch Walusimbi
National Women Senior team Captain-Crested Cranes- Ruth Aturo
Uganda U-17 Head coach Hamuza Lutalo
FUFA Finance Assistant Muhamud ‘Blatter’ Kalema
FUFA Communication Department represented as well during the exercise- Conrad Musiime
Futsal heavily represented as well during the vaccination exercise
Kireka United FC’s Semwanga Norman

Buganda Region’s Walakira Mukisa Andrew from Nakaseke
FUFA Competitions Officer in Charge of the Big League Phoebe Kutamba flashed her certificate after vaccination
FUFA Competitions Officer Shirah Nakagwa will carry the same smile for the 2nd dose in three months time. She is seen here displaying her certificate after the vaccination.
Uganda Cranes and Police FC defender Muhamud Hassan
Both staff of Lubaga Hospital and FUFA after completion of the vaccination exercise in Mengo on Tuesday

MAIN PHOTO: Uganda Cranes Players after taking their Covid-19 vaccination jab at FUFA House on Tuesday

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