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FUFA appoints new Technical personnel for U17 and U20 National Teams

FUFA has appointed the following technical personnel for the two National Junior Teams-U17 and U20 men on a six (6) month period.

The appointments start immediately as FUFA has already entered the two teams to take part in the AFCON Zonal Qualifiers for CECAFA Region due in November and December this year.

The appointments are as follows;

U-20 (The Hippos)

  1. Byekwaso Morley -Head Coach
  2. Masaba Simeon-Assistant Coach & Fitness
  3. Kiggundu Stephen Billy – Goalkeeping Coach
  4. Lule Micheal- Team Physician
Former Uganda Cranes defender Simeone Masaba has been appointed the assistant coach of the Uganda Hippos.

U-17 (The Cubs)

  1. Lutalo Hamzah – Head Coach
  2. Ssenyondo Brian- Assistant Coach
  3. Kyesimira Arthur- Fitness Coach
  4. Kiberu Mubarak- Goalkeeping Coach
  5. Kabatalindwa Mable- Team Physician
Hamza Lutalo (in yellow) taking players through the paces.
Brian Ssenyondo will deputise Lutalo at the Uganda U17 National Team.

The CECAFA (Central East Zone Qualifiers) will determine the teams that make it to the AFCON U20 and AFCON U17 Finals in Mauritania and Morocco respectively.

The Uganda U20 was drawn in group B alongside Burundi, Eritrea and South Sudan. The Regional Qualifiers tournament will be held in Tanzania from 22nd November to 6th December 2020.

The U17 side will take on Ethiopia and Kenya in Group B in a tournament to be hosted by Rwanda from 13th to 28th December 2020.