Skip to main content

FIFA Women’s Football Campaign Launched in Yumbe District

FIFA Expert Violet Jubane launched the FIFA Women’s Football Campaign in an event that took place at Booma Ground, Yumbe.

She was flanked by FUFA Executive Committee Members Agnes Mugena and Chris Kalibala, FUFA CEO Edgar Watson, Deputy CEO (Football) Decolas Kiiza, Chairperson Uganda Women Football Associations Margret Kubingi, FUFA Competitions Director Aisha Nalule, Football Development Director Ali Mwebe, Chairperson West Nile Football Association Ade Fredrick Isaac, Coach Instructor Jackson Nyiima and the campaign ambassador Bridget Nabisaalu.

While speaking at the launch, FIFA Expert Violet Jubane thanked the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) for organising such a successful event. She also thanked the local community for accepting the various schools to send their children to attend the event.

Speaking on behalf of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA), Executive Committee Member Agnes Mugena emphasised the organisation’s commitment to see the growth of Women’s Football in the Country, starting with the regions that are not represented.

FUFA Executive Member, Agnes Mugena (Left) flanked by Chairperson Uganda Women Football Associations, Margret Kubingi

The Coach-Educators from the ten primary schools that attended the event thanked FIFA through FUFA for bringing such a program to the grassroots.

“With the launch of today, they have seen how it is important for girls to play football. And I will continue the practice of training them.”

Louise Chandiro, Coach-educator

“Today, we have learnt alot. We have changed the attitude of parents not allowing our girls to participate in such type of games.”

Ali Sabila, Coach-educator

The FIFA Women’s Football Campaign ambassador Bridget Nabisaalu encouraged the girls from the ten schools that attended the event by telling a story about how football has helped her so far.

List of schools from Yumbe District that participated

  • Geya Primary School
  • Lomunga Primary School
  • Mengo Primary School
  • Aringa Primary School
  • Apo Army Primary School
  • Eleke Primary School
  • Hope Primary School
  • Kuru Islamic Primary School
  • Odropi Primary School
  • Lukutua Primary School


Event highlights

    Your Cart
    Your cart is emptyReturn to Shop