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FUFA CEO, Technical director handed duties in AFCON Under-17

Two Ugandans –the Fufa CEO Edgar Watson Ssuubi and Technical Director Ali Mwebe – will be working for CAF in the upcoming Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Tanzania.

The eight-team two-week event kicks off on Sunday 14th and runs to Sunday 28th April.

Watson, who has previously worked for CAF in their Technical study group will extend his experience to the tournament.

Mwebe has been appointed the general coordinator of the tournament. He previously held the same capacity at the East African qualifiers last year.

“FUFA CEO Edgar Watson and Football Development Director Ali Mwebe have been appointed by CAF as officials for the Total AFCON U17 Finals in Tanzania from 14th to 28th April. Watson is on the Technical study group while Mwebe will be a General Coordinator during the tournament,” Fufa revealed.

The top four teams of the tournament will qualify for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil as the CAF representatives.

Tanzania (hosts), Uganda, Morocco, Senegal, Guinea, Nigeria, Cameroon and Angola are the eight teams that have qualified to the finals.

 

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