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Ugandan Coaches undergo specialised training on handling young footballers

Russian FIFA coaching Instructor Sergei Aleinkov is the country to handle Ugandan coaches at the FUFA Technical centre, Njeru for the course designed to help tacticians in the area of how to handle youth footballers.

Over 30 coaches have been camping in Njeru since Monday this week with the closing ceremony slated for this Friday.

The coaches will form a pool from which they will be allocated to the FUFA U-17 Juniors League next season.

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Female coach Christine Wanyana has risen in ranks through FUFA’s support towards coaching coaches in the country.

FUFA Education Officer Jackson Nyima is optimistic the course will change the face of the game in Uganda.

‘This is an important course because we have been experiencing problems when it comes to developing youth football in Uganda. The future of any professional player is determined at a youthful hence the need  for qualified coaches at the tender age. FIFA and FUFA are supporting this area’

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Coaches at the Technical centre attending the course. FUFA organises such programmes for coaches.

The course is part of FUFA’s long term project and planning on improving the football technical set up in the country with an eye on  Project Cameroon 2019 .

Participants:  Mbowa Baker (Proline), Lule Mathias (Forever Academy), Edward Kalungi (Uganda Martyrs, Lubaga), Bogere Abbey (Kirinya-Jinja SS), Mukatabala Paul, Waku Swaibu, Bogere Steven (Artland Katale), Wanyana Christine (U-20 Women, Kibuli SS Women FC), Byaruhanga Peter (Tokarova Academy), Waswa Bbosa (Express FC), Odoch James (JMC Hippos FC), Mutyaba Bashir, Tumusiime Vincent (Kampala University), Serunjogi Robert (St Mary’s), Lutalo Hamza (Super Cubs), Mwera Jimmy Kintu (Uganda Christian University), Magala James, Ssebagala Frank, (Simba), Mugerwa Francis (Bright Stars FC), Bulega Faridah (Crested Cranes Assistant Coach), Daba Musafiri Abdul-Samadu (Sadolin Paints FC), Mbekeka Oliver, Waswa Richard (Vipers), Makanga Peter (Edgars Youth Program), Mawa Haruna, Onen Peter (BUL FC), Kaziba Edward, Lobbo Christopher (Sc Villa), Kaddu Badru Mukasa (KCCA FC), Mark Twinamasiko

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Vincent ‘TT’ Tumusiime is also attending the course. He has vast expericne in handling youths.

MAIN PHOTO: Russian FIFA coaching Instructor Sergei Aleinkov (3rd from Left) with Ugandan coaches. FUFA is determined to improve the levels of coaches in the country.

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