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FUFA-UEFA relations paying off as Edgar, Tumusiime head to Slovenia for Grassroots football programme

The FUFA Chief Executive Officer Edgar Watson and seasoned coach at University level Vincent Tumusiime popularly known as ‘Titi Box to Box’ are in Slovenia for a five day programme in relation to grassroots football all organised by Europe’s soccer governing body UEFA.

With Uganda FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo forging perfect relations with various football bodies around the globe, the sky will be the limit.

Watson a member of the CAF Technical Study group during the 2016 CHAN Finals in Rwanda landed the opportunity directly from the continental soccer governing who wanted him to extend his vast experience at the grassroots level.

The other slot that saw a Ugandan take it up, was through efforts and good working relations developed between FUFA and UEFA where the current FIFA President Gianni Infantino was General Secretary.

Only three African countries Sao Tome and Principe, Uganda and Senegal were invited plus a special slot to CAF which opportunity was given to Watson.

‘Our relationship with UEFA is bearing fruits now. We have a lot lined up for Ugandan football as the sport will benefit in various ways through technical and development at various levels’ said FUFA Presidnet Eng. Moses Magogo.

Edgar Watson (L) with UEFA grassroots football coach Frank Ludoplh (M) while Vincent ‘Titi Box to Box’ Tumusiime is in the middle.

Tumusiime is head coach at Kampala University Football team.

‘It is a great opportunity for me to be in Slovenia and learn more about youth football. I will impart the skills picked from here to the people back in my country’ said Tumusiime while linking up with

The programme started on Monday and ends this Friday.

MAIN PHOTO: L -R kejdi Tomorri (Albania), Rupert Webster (England),  Steen Jorgensen (Denmark) group leader; Edgar Watson (Uganda), Matan Turkenitz (Israel)and Paul John Toohey of Oceania Football Confederation)



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