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Its a busy Saturday!

Crested Cranes set for Congo clash: The Crested Cranes team takes on hosts DR Congo in Kinshasa City this Saturday in a return leg after a 1-1 draw in Kampala about two weeks ago. The team that arrived in Congo on Thursday morning is accommodated at Afromozia Hotel in Kinshasa. Coach Majda Nantanda says her players are set to upset the Congolese from a home ground.

Referees off to Ethiopia: Four Ugandan female referees will later in the day this Friday leave for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where they will officiate a return leg match between the hosts and Egypt in the ongoing qualifiers of the 8th Africa Women Championship . The visitors won the first leg 4-2 on January 14  in Cairo. The travelling referees include Ssemambo Nabikko, Dianah Mukasa, Nakitto Marex and Namubiru Irene. The match will be played this Saturday.

FUFA President for Kayunga: The Federation President Lawrence Mulindwa is expected in Kayunga district this Saturday morning where he will meet all the football delegates from Buganda Region. The president will be in company of his Vice President in Charge of USL, Mujib Kasule. According to the Regional Chairperson Joseph Mwanje, the meeting will be held at Katikoomu Hotel starting 10:00am prompt. Vice president in charge administration Eng Moses Magogo visits western, Stone Kyambadde will be in Eastern while Patrick Ogwel travels to the north. All these are routine administrative visits

USL Clubs to meet again this Saturday: USL clubs will this Saturday, January 28 converge again at Sheraton Hotel for a final position on the prevailing situation of the National league. Each of the sixteen clubs is expected to send authorized representatives with letters from their respective clubs. The meeting that starts at 9:00am will have one of the club officials chairing the session as plans get under way to elect new office bearers.

Tamale, Kato officially quit Victors: Victors FC club Chairman Kato Lawrence Sserunjogi and the club Secretary Haruna Tamale have officially resigned their positions citing internal wrangles and defiance of association football rules. Kato accuses the club board of passing binding resolutions without his consent. On his side Tamale insists that the club’s decision to honour non acceptable January 20 match against Proline FC was a sign of defiance to the national football body. Victors is owned by Col. Bell Tushabe.

Fitness tests on: FUFA will this Saturday morning conduct the referee’s fitness tests at Namboole stadium starting 7:00am. The exercise attracts 13 referees who either missed or failed the November exercise. Notable on the list is Fred Mufta and Brian Nsubuga, the two FIFA referees.

Women coaching course to close: The women coaching course going on at Mandela Hotel in Namboole closes this Saturday at 11:00am. FIFA Instructor Roman Hangarter has been in the country since last weekend.

(Compiled by Rogers Mulindwa, Head of Communications-FUFA)

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