[/media-credit] Ivan Kintu Bayige retains his FIFA Badge as FIFA beach soccer referee. He will officiate at the 2016 CAF Beach Soccer championship in Lagos, Nigeria
Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) approved 22 referees from Uganda for the prestigious FIFA Badge for the year 2016/17.

Habiba Naigaga (Woman referee) and Dick Okello (Male Assistant referee) are the two new names.

Five names have been ignored of the 27 names FUFA had earlier forwarded for recommendation.

There are three Beach Soccer Referees; Ivan Kintu Bayige, Shafic Mugerwa and Muhammed Ssenteza.

Bayige is the only East African who will represent the region at next month’s CAF Beach Soccer Championship in Lagos, Nigeria.

The list of Uganda FIFA referees 2017;

Male referees: Miiro Brian Nsubuga, Batte Denis, Muhabi Alex, Ssali Mashood and Sabilla Chelangat Ali
Assistant referees: Mark Ssonko, Okello Lee, Katenya Ronald, Bugembe Hussein, Musa Balikoowa  Ngobi and Okello Dick.
Beach Soccer: Ivan Kintu Bayige, Shafic Mugerwa and Muhammed Ssenteza 
Women referees: Aisha Ssemambo Aisah, Anna Akoyi and Naigaga Habiba
Women Assistant referees; Nagaddya Catherine Cyntia, Marex Nakitto Nkumbi, Jane Mutonyi,  Atuhaire Docus and Nantabo Lydia Wanyama

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

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