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FUFA President mourns Kaberamaido DFA chairman

FUFA deeply mourns the demise of Kaberamaido District Football Association Chairman Simon Ediedu who passed on today at Soroti Hospital where he had been admitted after suffering injuries when he hit his head on the wall of a bridge.

He was riding his motorcycle in Kaberamaido when the tyre burst and lost control.

Ediedu was elected Kaberamaido DFA boss in 2012.

‘We have lost a very young football administrator. Ediedu has been serving football whole heartedly. We shall miss him’ said FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo.

‘We send our condolences to the people in Kaberamaido and North East Region Football Association and the entire football fraternity following the death of a man who loved football and his country’ added Magogo.

The Chairman of the North East Region Football Association Stephen Onyait said;

‘Ediedu has been a committed person who was always trying to make football shine in the region. He had many dreams to give young players a chance to kick a ball’

Ediedu will be laid to rest on Wednesday 12th October, 2016 in Anyara Sub Country, Kaberamaido District.

About Ediedu:

  • Born on 15th June 1987
  • Elected Kaberamaido DFA chairman in 2002
  • Held a Diploma in Public Administration
  • Went to the following schools; Kaberpila Primary School, Kaberamaido Comprehensive and Always SS
  • Played for Abalang FC, Kaberpila FC, Ogwolo Black Mambas, Black Style and Okalen FC
  • Coached Okalen FC
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