Hamuza Jjunju (left) in action during a futsal game at Lugogo Credit: Kawowo Sports
[/media-credit] Brotherhood in action during the Futsal game at Busega champions arena Credit: Kawowo Sports

The Futsal Association of Uganda (FAU) has paid glowing tribute to the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) President Moses Magogo upon being appointed as the chairperson on the CAF Futsal and Beach Soccer Organizing Committee.

Chairperson of FAU, Hamza Jjunju has hailed the valour and diligence of the Uganda Football Association boss, one of the key factors why the newly elected CAF President entrusted him with the new roles.

In an exclusive interview with Kawowo Sports on Thursday, Jjunju disclosed that Magogo’s appointment will help the game of Futsal to further spread wings and blossom.

As members of the Futsal Association Uganda (FAU), we saw it coming.

He (Magogo) has worked so hard to lay a strong foundation for Futsal development in Uganda and the CECAFA Region.

We therefore extend a warm welcome to him as our new CAF Executive member on the Organizing Committee for Futsal and Beach Soccer.

Hence we believe the achievement was well deserved. Congratulations on the appointment.

[/media-credit] Hamuza Jjunju in action during a futsal game at Lugogo Credit: Kawowo Sports

Further growth of the game:

Jjunju  also believes Magogo’s appointment at CAF will have a great influence on the growth of the game in the country.

We are confident that your influence will continue to encourage our proud development, growth and involvement in worthwhile bigger avenues of the game of Futsal.

We have seen many glowing efforts and work towards the development of the game in Uganda especially in guiding to putting in place structures, planning infrastructural development and equipment for the game.

This comes timely and we believe as a country and association are to put in place more competitions so that we reach a level of competing on continent.

Futsal action at Busega champions Arena in Kampala Credit: Kawowo Sports

The game of futsal in Uganda is on fast rising rate with a number of tournaments organized.

Recently, the first ever mini league took place at the Lugogo Indoor Arena with plans to have a fully operational league underway.

Magogo was also appointed vice president on the CAF Women Football Organizing Committee on top of being a co-opted member on the CAF Executive Committee.

This followed a CAF Congress held in the Bahrain city of Manama on Tuesday.

Zambia’s living legend Kalusha Bwalya is the chairperson of the Women Organizing Committee.

CAF Organizing Committee Heads:

Futsal and Beach Soccer:

  • President: Moses Magogo (Uganda)
  • Vice President: Kalusha Bwalya (Zambia)

Women Football:

  • President: Isha Johansen (Sierra Leone)
  • Vice President:Moses Magogo (Uganda)

U-20 Africa Cup of Nations:

  • President: Tarek Bouchamaoui (Tunisia)
  • Vice President: Rui Da Costa (Angola)

Referees Committee:

  • President: Souleiman Waberi (Djibouti)
  • Vice President: Lim Kee Chong (Mauritius)

Technical and Development Committee:

  • President: Kalusha Bwalya (Zambia)
  • Vice President: Souleiman Waberi (Djibouti)

Management of club licensing system:

  • President: Leodegar Tenga (Tanzania)
  • Vice President: Dany Jordaan (South Africa)

Legal Affairs:

  • President: Ahmed Yahya (Mauritania)
  • Vice President: Augustin Senghor (Senegal)

Fair play and social responsibility:

  • President: Almamy Kabele Camara (Guinea)
  • Vice President: Isha Johansen (Sierrea Leone)

Media Committee:

  • President: Pinnick Amaju (Nigeria)
  • Vice President: Hedi Hamel (Algeria)

Medical Committee:

  • President: Adoum Djibrine (Chad)
  • Vice President: Yacine Zerguini (Algeria)

Marketing and TV Committee:

  • President: Danny Jordaan (South Africa)
  • Vice President: Rui Da Costa (Angola)

Finance Committee:

  • President: Danny Jordaan (South Africa)
  • Vice President: Rui Da Costa (Angola)

Organizing Committee for African Nations Championship

  • President: Musa Bility (Liberia)
  • Vice-President: Wadie Jari (Tunisia)

Organizing Committee for Inter-club Competitions:

President: Fouzi Lekjaa (Morocco)

Vice-President: Mutassim Jaafar (Sudan)

Election of Vice-Presidents:

  • 1st Vice-President: Fouzi Lekjaa (Morocco)
  • 2nd Vice-President: Monteiro Domingos Fernandes (Sao Tome)

This proposal was approved by acclamation.

Co-opted Members of the Executive Committee

  • Moses Magogo (President, Uganda Football Federation)
  • Ahmed Yahya (President, Mauritanian Football Federation)

Composition of the Emergency Committee

  • President: Ahmad


– Kwesi Nyantakyi (Ghana)

– Constant Omari (DR Congo)

– Fouzi Lekjaa (Morocco)

– Souleiman Waberi (Djibouti)

– Musa Bility (Liberia)

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

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