Rajab Bakasambe

2019 FUFA DRUM Tournament:

  • Final: Tuesday, 10th December
  • Acholi Vs Bukedi

*At Akii Bua Stadium, Lira (Kick-off: 4 PM)

There are no more chances left for guess work as the long awaited final of the 2019 FUFA Drum championship between Acholi and Bukedi provinces kicks off at the Akii Bua stadium in Lira on Tuesday.

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) referees department has confirmed the match officials for the afore-stated match.

Experienced Rajab Bakasambe from Buganda Region will handle the finale.

Referee Rajab Bakasembe gestures during a 2019 FUFA Drum match
Hakim Mulindwa races on the touchline

The former FIFA Referee will be assisted by Kampala’s Hakim Mulindwa and Emmanuel Okudra (West Nile) as the first and second assistant referees respectively.

Deogratious Opio from Northern region is the fourth official.

Newly promoted FIFA Assistant Referee Docus Athuhaire from Western region is the reserve assistant referee.

The referee assessor shall be Amin Bbosa Nkono from Eastern region.

Docus Atuhaire shall be the reserve assistant referee

FUFA Drum local organizing committee chairman Rogers Byamukama and FUFA Competitions Director Hajjat Aisha Nalule are the two match commissioner.

The FUFA Drum theme is “Celebrating Our Ancestry”.

The tournament is proudly sponsored by Eagle Poa beer, Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and National Insurance Corporation (NIC).

Buganda is the reigning champion.

Match Officials:

  • Center Referee: Rajab Bakasambe (Buganda Region)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Hakim Mulindwa (Kampala Region)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Emmanuel Okudra (West Nile)
  • Fourth Official: Deogratious Opio (Northern region)
  • Reserve Assistant Referee: Docus Athuhaire (Western Region)
  • Referee Assessor: Amin Bbosa Nkono (Eastern Region)
  • Match Commissioners: Rogers Byamukama and Hajjat Aisha Nalule
Rogers Byamukama

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

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