A fourteen (14) year old Ssebyala Shafic selected from Kyambogo center during the Aspire National scouting programme in Uganda last year will be heading to Qatar.
Ssebyala was selected after the East African finals held at Mandela National stadium, Namboole in June, 2014 with Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi sending 50 youngsters for the do.
Ssebyala who completed his primary 7 education at Progressive Junior School in Namasuba, will leave the country on Friday 27th February, 2015 at 5am.
He joins a list of six Ugandans (Luboyera Azake, Kaweke Sophas, Matovu Victor, Kagiri Bashir, Ssenyonjo Hassan and Matovu Musa) who have enjoyed life at the Aspire Football Academy in Qatar.
Ssebyala, his mother Ms Namukasa Aida and coach Gerald Kavuma from Pro Way Sports Academy in Kyambogo, were at FUFA House on Wednesday where he attended the weekly press conference that had Uganda Cranes Coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic and FUFA CEO Edgar Watson.
This year’s Aspire Football scouting in Uganda will be held in April.
MAIN PHOTO: L-R Cranes Coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic, the player’s coach Kavuma Gerald, Ssebyala Shafic, his mother Namukasa Aida and FUFA CEO Edgar Watson at FUFA House on Wednesday