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FUFA President promises support towards beach soccer development in eastern region

A four day Beach Soccer Coaching Course organised by Uganda Beach soccer Association under the auspices of The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) came to an end at Busoga University over the weekend.

The Course was handled by CAF Futsal Instructor Ali Mwebe who took participants through different course modules both in theory and practical.

The course which brought together 62 participants drawn from Eastern Uganda and Busoga University Beach Soccer Committee and coaches from the region, was intended to promote Beach Soccer in Uganda.

Busoga University Deputy Vice Chancellor Elder Ndiwala (L) receives the replica jersey of Uganda Cranes from FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo

The FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo who was the Chief Guest delivered his closing keynote speech on the occasion together with the FUFA Chief Executive Officer Edgar Watson

Eng. Magogo said ‘I take this opportunity to thank Busoga University for hosting this course here for the last four days. We are really happy for the support you have accorded towards the development of the game in Uganda’

‘I also appeal to Busoga University to incorporate football into their study curriculum program so as it becomes an employment profession for those who qualifies through the laid system’ Eng. Moses Magogo.

‘FUFA will continue to support development of beach soccer in Eastern Uganda’ added Magogo.

FUFA CEO Edgar Watson (L) with FUFA President (red tie) being taken on a guided tour of the sports facilities at Busoga University. Extreme right is Dean Of Students Job Mwegombi.

FUFA President also pledged to give 10 trucks of sand to be used on standardizing the Busoga Beach soccer pitch that was also officially commissioned on Saturday by Edgar Watson (FUFA CEO) and Eng. Moses Magogo the federation head

The Busoga University Deputy Vice Chancellor Elder Ndiwala was present to grace the closing ceremony and presented his speech pointing on three key aspects. Security in the country brought by the current government, Education that has seen Uganda progressing positively and the other being Sports the very reason why Busoga University is shining.

‘I pledge to support sports in this region mostly by empowering people in whichever way possible. Sports should be taken serious not as just a co-curricular activity on the university program’

Beach Soccer Manager Deo Mutabazi was thrilled with the route FUFA has taken when it comes to developing beach soccer in Uganda.

The beach soccer ground at Busoga University in Iganga. FUFA President offered 10 trucks of standard sand to support beach soccer development in the Eastern region.

Mutabazi said I am really happy with FUFA  for giving us support’

Busoga University became the first University in Uganda  to own a beach soccer pitch.

Iganga Deputy Mayor Enock Ndazula, Musiwa issa Chairman ERFRA, Fred Barenzi  (Busoga University Sports Tutor ), Chairman for referees in Eastern Region Ajabu Waiswa, Tumwesigye Tonny (Delegate Uganda Beach soccer Association) were also in attendance.


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