Some of the FUFA Delegates at the 92nd Assembly in Luwero Credit: Kawowo Sports
[/media-credit] Some of the FUFA Delegates at the 92nd Assembly in Luwero Credit: Kawowo Sports

It was a tight race for the referee assessors as the FUFA grass root elections got underway.

10 referee assessors were elected to the Uganda Football Referees Association (UFRA) assembly.

They are; Ronnie Kalema (23 votes), Ali Waiswa (21 votes), Wanyama Fred (20 votes), Hilary Kimbugwe (20 votes), Rosebell Rwamuyamba (20 votes), George Wamala Katumba (19 votes), Margret Kubingi (18 votes), David Davies Katabira (19 votes), Ali Kalyango (17 votes) and the iron lady, Catherine Adipo (16 votes).

These will be joined by all the 22 mandatory FIFA referees and 2 referees each from the eight FUFA referees.

The UFRA Assembly is made up of 48 delegates, who will vote three (3) delegates to the FUFA Assembly on 2nd June, 2017.

FUFA statutes as amended during the AGM in Luwero, 2016 state that one of the 3 delegates representing referees to the FUFA Assembly must be a female.

On Wednesday, the FUFA Electoral Committee will declare the candidates for the various positions at District level ahead of the polls on Saturday 29th April, 2017.

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

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