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FUFA joins other Sports Federations in Olympic Sports Development Action Plan Process

Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has today joined 17 other sporting Federations in the country in the process of establishing a national Olympic sports development action plan during the first of the three day workshop at Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) headquarters in Lugogo, Kampala.

Represented by the FUFA Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Edgar Watson and the Vice President, Darius Mugoye, the duo joined the other sports federations that included Rugby, Swimming, Rowing, Canoeing and Kayaking, Archery, Volleyball, Basektball, Table Tennis, Chess, Cycling, Shooting, Athletics, Boxing and Gymnastics.

The workshop is being conducted by Germany Sports Development Expert, Gunter Lange as the main facilitator.

LANGEGerman Development Sports Expert, Gunter Lange is the main workshop facilitator.

Key note of Lange’s presentation inclined along the several pillars of sports development worldwide to include; coaching, sports competition, facilities and equipment, medicals and scientific support, sports culture, facilitation, athlete service and administration.


Gunter Lange shares some ideas with FUFA Vice President, Darius Mugoye at the UOC Main headquarters in Lugogo.

Lange challenged the several federations to utilize the available financial resources budgeted for by the International Olympic committee towards sports development.

“This money is available but you can not get it unless you show interest and its intended use”, he said.

The respective sports federations officials have been also notified the universal availability of the Kiprotich High Atitude training center to all sporting disciplines.

“The center will be able to accommodate all the games. People mistake it for athletics only”, Gunter clarified.

FUFA CEO, Edgar Watson appreciated the workshop that has helped to en-light sports development aspects.

The workshop continues tomorrow.

Main Photo: FUFA CEO, Edgar Watson shares alight moment with Gunter Lange at Uganda Olympic Committee Offices in Lugogo.

Photo Credits: FUFA Communications Department

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