Over 60 participants took part in the second edition of the Players’ Intermediaries course which successfully climaxed on Tuesday at Jevine Hotel, Lubaga.
The two-day training which started on Monday was conducted by FUFA instructors including Decolas Kiiza (FUFA Deputy CEO -Football), Hajjat Aisha Nalule (FUFA Competitions Director), Ahmed Hussein (FUFA Communications Director), Denis Lukambi (FUFA Legal Manager) and Emmanuel Kazoora (IT Manager).
Participants had a chance to learn about Intermediary regulations, FUFA and its Development Programmes, dispute resolutions, FUFA Communications, ITC concept and DTMS, FUFA regulations on status and transfer of players, and administrative procedure of Intermediaries.
FUFA Executive Committee member and FUFA Competitions Committee Chairman Hamid Juma stressed the need of intermediary courses as a way of making Uganda the best football Nation on and off the pitch in Africa.
“In trying to achieve our vision of becoming the Number One football Nation in Africa on and off the field, we need well-trained Intermediaries that can guide and handle players with off the pitch matters professionally. I urge you to put into consideration whatever you have been taught during the two day period. You are going to deal with professional players and you will invest alot,” Juma told FUFA website.
Following the Covid-19 regulations and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), the participants were grouped into two classes; A and B who had an examination assessment on the final day.
Ronnie Niwagira Santos, a representative for Vipers Sports Club, attacker Paul Mucureezi applauded FUFA for the initiative and expects to improve in very many aspects.
“It’is a pleasure attending this course. We appreciate FUFA and our instructors, the sessions were so nice and we are very much sure that we are going to improve in so many areas. I believe if Uganda is to play in the World Cup or play in Europe’s best clubs, we need to be the best Intermediaries through attending such training.”
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