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FUFA Security Committee Chairman completes CAF Safety and Security Workshop

CAF Safety and Security Workshop

Cairo Egypt

FUFA Security Committee Chairman and EXCO Member Hajji Badru Sekabira Lukoya has successfully completed a CAF Safety and Security Workshop that took place in Cairo Egypt from 14th – 15th October 2019.

The workshop was aimed at improving the safety and security of fans, players, and officials at the stadium during match day.

During the workshop, Hajji Sekabira and 53 other participants were taken through tutorials sessions in developing capacity among National Security Officers, exchanges on challenges faced by National Security Officers, the importance of safety and security planning and execution phases in all matches, reinforcing the necessity for up-skilling, establishing effective networking and cooperation among National Security Officers.

Notably, Safety and Security regulations that will be used in CAF Competitions were unveiled and highlighted during the workshop.

FUFA Security Committee Chairman Hajji Abdu Sekabira (L) during the Workshop in Cairo

Since safety and security plays a big role in developing the game of football, his acquired skills and knowledge will be vital in the upcoming 2021 AFCON Qualifier fixtures for the National team as he chairs the security committee at FUFA.

‘We have acquired a lot regarding safety and security and I am honored to be part of the workshop’ said Hajji Sekabira

CAF President Ahmad Ahmad graced the closing ceremony and presented certificates to Hajji Sekabira and other participants.

According to CAF, the Workshop was the first of its kind on the continent and hopes to yield a significant improvement in football safety and security during CAF Competitions.

Hajji Sekabira joins a list of FIFA trained security and safety experts which has Dixon Okello, Hajji Jamil Sewanyana, Stephen Kacuumu and FUFA Deputy CEO Humphey Mandu.

Okello has been at various international tournaments including FIFA and CAF Organised events while Hajji Sekabira was the Uganda Cranes Security officer during the AFCON 2019 Finals in Egypt.

MAIN PHOTO: Hajji Lukooya Abdul Sekabira