Edward Kalungi (Left) and Paul Mutakabala after their re-election at FUFA House in Mengo, Kampala Credit: FUFA House
Edward Kalungi (Left) and Paul Mutakabala are the latest FUFA staff. Credit: FUFA House

Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has confirmed the appointment of two former national team (Uganda Cranes) players as the latest staff members.

Sports Club Villa legend Paul Mukatabala and former Express kingpin Edward Kalungi are now full time FUFA staff.

Mukatabala is now the new FUFA national teams’ officer and he will work directly under the office of FUFA national teams’ manager Patrick Ntege.

Kalungi on the hand, is the new FUFA Estates manager and he will oversee the FUFA properties and estates.

The FUFA boss, Moses Magogo confirmed the development to the media during his end of year address held on Thursday, 27 December 2018 at FUFA Headquarters in Mengo, Kampala.

Paul Mukatabala and Edward Kalungi were recruited as FUFA Staff working as national teams’ officer and Estates manager respectively. They are employed full time.

FUFA President, Moses Magogo

By virtue of the fact that the duo former Uganda Cranes players have been delegates, representing the players’ association in the FUFA August house, they have to officially resign their positions.

Mukatabala will work alongside another former player Patrick Ntege in the office of national teams that has six national sides – Uganda Cranes (Senior team men), Uganda Crested Cranes (Senior team women), Uganda Kobs (U-23), Uganda Hippos (U-20), Uganda Cubs (U-17) and Uganda national U-20 women team.

Kalungi’s work entails management and overseeing all the federation properties, assets and fittings at FUFA House in Mengo, Kadiba, FUFA Technical Center and at Lugazi.

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

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