Government, Soccer Bosses To Debate Cranes’ Dry Spell

Vice president, information pills physician Hon. Edward Kiwanuka  Ssekandi  will open the first ever  football stakeholders’ symposium on the 23 of January 2015 at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala. The symposium will run from 8am up to 5pm.

Originally, FUFA had Fuanvited His Excellency, president of the Republic of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni but he later delegated his Deputy.

The workshop is expected to deeply analyze why since 1978 Uganda has not been able to qualify and attempt to attain the agenda of the controversial Project Cameroon 2019.

FUFA says presentations will be from various stakeholders inclusive of Government and Football persons from various countries that have made qualifying for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) a habit.

According to FUFA’s official website, the keynote speakers will include; Eng. Moses Magogo(FUFA President), Prasoon Lal from Airtel, Uganda Cranes Coach Micho, Emmanuel   Maradas (England),Stephen Keshi (Former  Nigerian Head Coach)

A committee chaired by Justus Mugisha, the FUFA Vice President has been set up for the symposium.

Other members on the committee include; Kennedy Mutenyo from Coca Cola, Patrick Mugumya from the Saints FC, Mark Namanya representing the Media. The committee also has Norah Nassimbwa from State House, Sam Mpiima, Dr. Benard Ogwel ,a FUFA Executive member, Rogers Mulindwa  representing the  FUFA delegates, Sumaya Hood , Esther Musoke, the FUFA marketing manager, Aggrey Ashaba and Axam Senkayi.

In this symposium, the discussants will specifically be looking to identify problems of Uganda’s football, share ideas on problems that have affected Uganda’s football since 1978 and try to find solutions, How to utilize various football stakeholders to support and develop the game.


The symposium will be attended by groups of various football stakeholders, FUFA, Government, Sponsors, Media, Fans, Ex-players, Active Cranes players, etc.

Uganda has not competed at the African Premier Tournament since 1978 and many of Ugandans will be hoping that symposium can find remedies for a disease that has severely eaten up the game for ages.

Probably, the symposium will also beseech the Federation to further clear the air on the controversial  Project Cameroon 2019 which some people like  former FUFA boss, Lawrence Mulindwa  have come out openly to oppose calling it a mistake by the current  regime at Mengo.


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