FUFA president Magogo has big plans for Ugandan football

FUFA president Magogo has big plans for Ugandan football
President of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA), Moses Magogo

by Staff Reporter

Thursday Jan 03, 2019. 15:00

Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) president Moses Magogo has hailed Ugandan government for supporting football in the country.

Uganda's Cranes qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals under the guidance of French tactician Sebastien Desabre last year.

Magogo, who succeeded Lawrence Mulindwa in August 2013, has since stated that he has bigger plans coming in 2019.

"I thank the Almighty God for the gift of life. I thank my own family and friends in and out of football, the FUFA General Assembly, All stakeholders-internal and external," Magogo said.

"I thank the sponsors Airtel of FUFA and Uganda Cranes, and partenrs Nile Special, NIC Holdings, BIDCO, Ecobank, BetLion, StarTimes, Pilsner and Stanbic Bank. I thank everybody who has made a contribution.

"The year 2018 has been a success story largely for FUFA. There have been great strides made with a couple of outstanding achievements.We are writing our own story. Advocacy to pull everyone, make the FUFA Institution better," he added.

"The activities have multiplied over. We have improved on the resources from FIFA, CAF and sponsors. We havea strategy to improve relationships with various stakeholders – cultural leaders, religious leaders, opinion leaders, celebrities.

"We have undertaken the football activities by creating competitions as there is institutional and Industry order now. The image of FUFA is better with a big out-reach and there is confidence from stakeholders.

"I call upon everyone to join in developing the game of fotball. It is time for everyone to make a contribution. Players, club officials, the media and all other stakeholders. Let us make contributions towards football development."

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