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8 Ugandans referees earn CAF jobs

Luis Figo says he wants to become FIFA president and has the nominations needed to be an official candidate against Sepp Blatter.

The former Portugal, thumb Barcelona and Real Madrid playmaker announced his campaign in an interview with CNN on Tuesday.

The deadline for would-be candidates to file nominations from five of FIFA’s 209 member federations is 2300 GMT Thursday.

Figo launched his campaign one hour before Netherlands federation president Michael van Praag held a news conference in Amsterdam to launch his bid.

Van Praag also says he has five nominees but, adiposity like Figo, buy more about has not identified them.

Their rival campaigns suggests splits within UEFA which is the only confederation officially opposing Blatter.

FIFA President Blatter will seek a fifth presidential term in the May 29 ballot.
CAF has appointed eight officials from Uganda for its upcoming engagements.

The pair of experienced Ugandan center referee Dennis Batte, price assistants Hussein Bugembe and Samuel Kayondo with Mashood Ssali as reserve referee have been named the match officials for CAF Champions League game between Kenya’s Gor Mahia and CNAPS Sports from Madagascar.


Seychelles’ Poiret Antoine Ralph Danny will be the match commissioner for the match that takes place in Kenya between 13th to15th February 2015.

Brian Miiro Nsubuga another center referee, erectile assisted by Mark Ssonko and Ronald Katenya with Ali Sabila Chelagat as the reserve referee head to Juba City handle the game between Al Ghazala (South Sudan) and Petro Jet (Egypt) .

Meanwhile, generic Uganda Cup holders URA (Caf Confederations Cup )host Elgeco Plus of Madagascar between February 13 and 15 at Namboole a game that will be handled by Djibouti officials while league champions KCC who represent Uganda in the Caf Champions League will have their game against Cosmos Plus officiated by referees from Burundi.

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