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Uganda Cranes Vs. Comoros: FUFA President appreciates positive energy, rallies for continued support

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) President Eng. Moses Magogo has appreciated all the positive energies being generated in the build up to the Uganda Cranes versus Comoros game.

In the same vein, he has called upon for continued support from all spheres ahead of the international build up with Kenya next Tuesday and that AFCON 2017 Group D qualifier against Comoros on 4th September 2016.

Eng. Magogo was addressing the media during the FUFA weekly press conference held on Wednesday at FUFA House in Kampala.

In a special way, he categorically lauded for support from the various stake holders who have contributed to the development of Ugandan football.

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FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo addressing the media during the weekly press conference

Key on the FUFA’s president appreciation list is the Government of Uganda, football players, FUFA Executive and staff as well as delegates, fans, sponsors and partners.

Eng Magogo thanked the football clubs for the wonderful preparations towards the development of Ugandan football.

As one of the eight key pillars of football development worldwide, club football is pertinent in the struggle.

Clubs play a big role to the national team; they are part of the eight pillars that build a strong national team.

Eng. Magogo appreciated the fans who have stood with the Uganda Cranes  through thick and thin.

Fans have been with us in all situations, even when results have not been our way.

I thank you so much for being with us especially during low moments.

In his address the FUFA President also highlighted the contribution by the fourth estate (media) who do a great job in mobilizing and informing the public about various football issues.

He further confirmed the Uganda versus Comoros match day date as Sunday 4th September 2016 with kick off at 5 p.m

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L-R: FUFA Communications Director, Ahmed Hussein, FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo with the Uganda Cranes head coach, Milutin Sredejovic at the weekly press conference on Wednesday

On a special note, Eng. Moses Magogo mentioned the immense contribution of the the national team sponsors and partners.

We are very grateful to our sponsors Airtel Uganda partners Nile Special, BIDCo Uganda and NIC Holdings

We could not be where we are now because of them

In his conclusive remarks, the FUFA President encouraged football fans to buy tickets from genuine sales points and to hurry for them because almost a half of them were bought by the sponsors and only 20,000 available on market.

MAIN PHOTO:  Fred Kateregga-Official Spokesperson (L) of the Minister of State for Sports Hon Chrles Bakkabulindi  paid a courtesy visit to the FUFA President at his office in Mengo before the weekly press conference started.

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