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UBSA rolls off programme for capacity building, spreading the game nationwide

Uganda Beach Soccer Association (UBSA) in conjunction with the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has earmarked a campaign to spread the game of beach soccer across the country.

UBSA Chairman, Deo Mutabazi hints on the cause for more refereeing and coaching courses as a spring board of spreading the game.

Between Monday 25th to 29th July 2016, a beach soccer refereeing and coaching course for the Western region has been confirmed to take place at Bishop Stuart University, Mbarara.

With the Pepsi National beach Soccer league due to start on 14th August, UBSA are making sure all is set for the start of the new season.

Two of Uganda’s only three Beach soccer FIFA referees L-R Shafick Mugerwa and Ahmed Senteza at Lido Beach, Entebbe

‘Capacity building is a key area for UBSA this season. We shall traverse the regions in Uganda to spread the game and take it much closer to various groups’ said Mutabazi.

‘We are glad that our only CAF Beach soccer and Futsal refereeing Instructor Ali Mwebe is fresh from Egypt where he attended a course in this area. Our budding referees will benefit a lot from him when the course in Mbarara rolls off’ said Mutabazi.

Ali Mwebe (3rd from Left) in Cairo where he attended the CAF Beach soccer and Futsal refereeing course for Instructors. Mwebe is the only certified CAF Beach soccer and Futsal refereeing Instructor in Uganda.

Earlier next month, a similar course will be hosted by Kampala region at FUFA House, Mengo between 8th -12th August 2016.

Another course due between 19th and 23rd September will be conducted in Eastern Uganda at Busoga University, Iganga while a similar course will be taken to Kitara region in October.

Mutabazi also revealed to that the 2016 UBSA University Beach Soccer Championship will be held at Lido Beach Entebbe on 8th and 9th October.

MAIN PHOTO: FIFA referee Ivan Kintu Bayige (in balck attire) in charge of a beach soccer league match in Entebbe. 


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