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National referees undergo tests at Namboole

A total of 125 referees have undergone medical and fitness tests for the New Year 2016. The fitness tests kicked off on Friday at FUFA House with the medicals while the rest took place at the outer and inside pitches at Mandela National Stadium.

The Beach soccer referees will have their physical tests tomorrow morning at Lido, Entebbe starting at 8 O’clock in the morning there after the league matches for the second round of the Pepsi Beach Soccer League kickoff at 10 am.


107 Male referees took part in the exercise for the National referees including the 19 FIFA badge holders.

The medical checkup covered the heart-beat, eye sight, blood pressure and general health of the referees.

Other physical tests were done under the inspection of National Physical Fitness Instructor Ali Kalyango and his assistant Rahman Kizito.

The supervisors were Mansoor Kimumwe (FUFA Referees Officer) Ali Tomusange (Chairman FUFA Referees Technical Panel/Member FRSC), George Kabwimukya (Member FIFA Referees Monitoring Panel), Haruna Mawanda, (FUFA Referees Standing Committee/Member FUFA Referees Monitoring Panel), Ronnie Kalema (FUFA Referees Appointments Panel), George Wamala Katumba (FUFA Referees Assessment Panel), Chris Kalibala, (Chairman FRSC), Aggrey Ashaba (Member FUFA Referees Appointment Panel), David Davis Katabira (Chairman Uganda Referees Football Association), Sekabira Lukooya (Member FUFA Referees Appointment Panel and Samuel Wesonga Egesa (FUFA Referees Manager).

The tests were conducted to prepare both FIFA and FUFA referees for the second round of the different football leagues in the country.

Photos: Taken at the Physical Fitness Tests held at Namboole on Saturday morning

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