‘Dancing Rasta’ Allan Kateregga celebrates Uganda’s win by pouring water on a teammate as FUFA President Moses Magogo watches on | © JOHN BATANUDDE

Boldly speaking, the year 2018 could be epitomised as ‘fruitful’ for Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA).

It was that year that many things went right as would have been desired.

Government passed the financial Shs 12 Billion offer to FUFA, Uganda Cranes sealed a ticket to AFCON 2019, Uganda Cubs (National U-17) qualified for the AFCON U-17 tourney for the first time ever, KCCA FC played in the group stages of the CAF Champions League for the first time, Uganda was picked to hosts AFCON 2020 Beach soccer as well as Uganda Cranes and Onyango’s nomination among the best of 2018.

FUFA President Moses Magogo addresses the delegates in Kabale during the 94th Ordinary Assembly Credit: FUFA Media

The FUFA President, Moses Magogo (Engineer), like he has done since August 2013 when took over office from Lawrence Mulindwa (Doctor) will once again address the media about the highs and lows of the game during the year ending 2018.

The FUFA President, Moses Magogo will deliver the end of year message to the general public. This will be at FUFA House on Thursday, 27th December 2018 starting at 10:30 AM. Members of the media are all urged to come in big numbers and keep time. He is expected to hint on the highlights of the year 2018, challenges as a basis to prepare for the forthcoming 2019 alongside FUFA’s 8 key focus areas; Governance, Development, Infrastructure, National teams, Competitions, Marketing and Communications, Finance and Administration, Membership

Ahmed Hussein, FUFA Public Relations Officer (PRO)
Ahmed Hussein (left) with the FUFA Boss Moses Magogo during a press conference at Mengo Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

Magogo’s address will center around the eight key priority areas in governance, development, infrastructure, national teams, competitions, marketing and communications, finance and administration and well as membership.

In the same year, sponsors remained loyal to FUFA. Airtel Uganda leads the bandwagon of FUFA Sponsors and partners Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE

2018 was the year that football once again got the due attention on the floor of the national parliament as well as a new competition, The FUFA Drum (inter-provinces tournament) won by Buganda.

In the same year, Uganda Cranes participated in the CHAN tournament in Morocco although the team once again failed to skip the group stage hurdle.

FUFA President Moses Magogo emotionally breaks down with joy in Captain Denis Onyango’s hands after realizing progression to AFCON 2019 | © JOHN BATANUDDE

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

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