Former Uganda Cranes stylish player David Obua is among the 32 individuals who have embarked on the CAF A Coaching course at the FUFA Technical center in Njeru.

The flamboyant former national team captain, who also had a stint with Hearts in the Scottish league and South Africa’s Kaizer Chiefs is in the class being trained under CAF Instructors Mujib Kasule, Jackson Nyiima and Asuman Lubowa.

According to the FUFA education officer, who is also one of the course facilitators, Jackson Nyiima, the class of the coaches aspiring for the CAF A licence has 32 willing to learn coaches;

They are all hardworking and eager to learn students. The Course will end on 31st January 2016. The coaches are undertaking theory and practical sessions of the game, methodology, training and match situation, physiology and the other aspects of the game.

Somalia national team head coach, Charles Livingstone Mbabazi, also another former Cranes international is part of the class alongside Uganda U-20 head coach, Kefa Kisala and the U-17 coach, Peter Onen.

Others are Vipers’ Richard Wasswa, Soana’s Charles Lukula, Sadolin Paints’ veteran coach, Simon Kirumira, Alex Isabirye (BUL F.C), Morley Byekwaso (Simba Sports Club), Shafic Bisaso (Masavu F.C) and the Express duo of Alex Gitta and Wasswa Bbosa, among others.

There only two ladies; Hadijah Namuyanja and Christine Wanyana is part of the class.

Should Namuyanja and Wanyana pass the finals examinations, she will join Majidah Nantandah as the only two ladies in the country with the CAF A qualification.

It is now mandatory for all the coaches of the elite clubs in the country to have the bare minimum of at least the CAF B license.

A few weeks ago, FUFA organized a CAF B equivalence course that was attended by former SC Villa head coach, Antonio Flores and Uganda Cranes goal keeping coach, Fred Kajoba.

Number of Participants:

David Obua, James Magala , Charles Lukula, Christine Wanyana, Livingstone Mbabazi, Mathias Lule, Francis Mugerwa, Frank Ssebaggala, Robert Mujabi, Peter Makanga, Peter Byaruhanga, David Obua, Douglas Bamweyana, Keefa Kisaala, Nsiimbe George, Shafic Bisaso, Mbalangu Hussein, Joseph Mutyaba, Richard Wasswa, Edward Kaziba, Wassa Sadiq, Peter Onen, Namuyanja Hadijah, Byekwaso Morley, Mubiru Abdallar, Umaru Senoga, Deo Sserwadda, Lutalo George, Lonyesi Anjelo, Isabirye Alex, Simon Kirumira , Tom Ssali and Alex Gitta

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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