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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: FIFA Com-Unity and Live your Goals Programmes set for December 1-5

FIFA Com-Unity: 1st-3rd Dec at Imperial Royale

FIFA Live Your Goals Football Festival: 4th Dec, 2014 at KCCA Grounds, Kampala

The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) Community sensitization workshop and live your goals programme is set to run from the 1st – 4th December at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala.


The host Federation is organizing the 5 days’ event whose major purpose among others is to raise awareness about women’s football in the country.

“We expect atleast 100 participants including special members of the media” Asuman Lubowa, FUFA’s Technical Director (T.D) confirmed the development.

The campaign will attract national team women players, upcoming players and several football administrators.

“The FIFA Com-Unity sensitization workshop is intended for women footballers, sponsors, NGO’s, Ministry of Education and Sports officials, National Council of Sports and the media”,
Asuman Lubowa told

In September 2014, FIFA Development Officer Assistant-Administration and Projects Florie Ramogodi who was in Uganda about the same

During her stay in Uganda, Ramogodi met various stakeholders including FUFA President Eng Moses Magogo and Chief Executive Officer Edgar Watson who briefed her on the state of women’s football in the country.

The ceremony will be crowned with the annual Kampala football festival that will take place on the 5th December 2014 at the KCCA stadium in Kampala.

FIFA Development Officer Assistant Florie Ramogodi, FIFA Instructor on Marketing and Communication Emy Casaletti and Namibian national women soccer coach Jacuiq Shipanga (FIFA Instructor)  will jet in on Saturday  for the programmes.



The ‘Live Your Goals’ campaign features a number of women’s football’s best players who are living their dreams by having competed in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany and other top international competitions.

The goal of these women and girls was to become a top international footballer.

Achieving this goal has given them the chance to travel all over the world and enjoy many amazing experiences on their way to the top.

But of course, football is for everybody, whatever your goals.

Live Your Goals shows that dreams can come true, no matter what obstacles stand in the way.

FIFA Com – Unity:

Com-Unity is a FIFA Presidential programme, the purpose of which is to improve awareness of the value football can have in a country.

As such, the course is intended to improve cooperation and communication between a member association, its government, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in the country, other partners and the media.

Furthermore, the programme distributes knowledge on communication and marketing skills to help member associations attract partners and sponsors.
Format of Com-Unity Courses:
Each Com-Unity course is a four-day programme of working sessions organized by the member association in cooperation with FIFA.
It brings together key representatives from the government, NGOs, media and the national football family, and is intended to be open to the whole community.
Participation and presentations by key individuals from the government, the media, actual and potential partners and other organizations is requested and is a critical component of this course; invitations for these individuals are to be extended by the member associations hosting the course.

Financial arrangements:

FIFA covers the expenses of the instructors and FIFA representatives, course facilities and relevant technical installations, as well as the production and shipment of the course material.

The organising member association is responsible for all local transport, customs, tax expenses and any other residual expenses not covered by FIFA.

Wherever possible, the workshop should be held in FIFA Goal and/or Financial Assistance Programme (FAP)-financed facilities.


L-R: FUFA VP Darius Mugoye, National team player Nakasato Rebecca, U-20 team skipper Stella Nasuna Nabukeera Sharifah, National women team coach Majida Nantanda, Crested Crane captain Christine Wanyana and FUFA Technical Director, Asuman Lubowa

PHOTO CREDITS: FUFA Communications Department

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