Busoga stages sports course ahead of Masaza cup

Busoga Kingdom Premier Dr. Joseph Muvawala Nsekere (R) receives a set of football literature and FIFA pendant from FUFA Competitions Director Ali Mwebe in Njeru.

The Prime Minister of Busoga Kingdom, Dr. Joseph Muvawala Nsekere, is confident the three-day Football Administration and Management Course (FAMACO) organised by his Kingdom at the FUFA Technical Centre-Njeru will yield results.

35 participants from 14 Footballing Chiefdoms in Busoga Kingdom took part in the FUFA sanctioned course.

“Under the auspices of His Royal Highness the Kyabazinga of Busoga, Office of the Prime Minister, I extend sincere appreciation to the Kingdom sports Minister for the outstanding capacity building workshop. Busoga Kingdom will always avail all that is required in developing the game of football in the region.”

“This sports course is the first of its kind to be staged by a cultural Kingdom in Uganda.”

The participants were equipped with relevant football knowledge and skills to lead and foster proper football development with the main aim of scouting and developing talent coupled with promoting the game ahead of the forthcoming 2nd edition of Busoga Masaza cup 2017 whicks off on 22nd July.


FIFA Instructor Justus Mugisha, FUFA Education Officer Jackson Nyima, FUFA Competitions Director Ali Mwebe and FUFA Excom Member Sam Mpima took the participants through various course modules, dynamics and basics in a number of practical and theory aspects including FIFA Organization, Confederation, Member Association and Competitions.

The course’s official closing ceremony was held on Wednesday and presided over by the Busoga Kingdom Premier.

The Sports Minister Owek. Amini Bbosa also attended the entire course.

Busoga Kingdom Premier Dr. Joseph Muvawala Nsekere (R) receives a set of football literature and FIFA pendant from FUFA Competitions Director Ali Mwebe in Njeru.


Kigulu Chiefdom football Manager Buyinza Elly: “I take the opportunity to thank Busoga Kingdom and FUFA for the initiative which has been elaborate in explaining the different football management modules of this amazing game. I can’t for this year’s Masaza Cup.”

FUFA Competitions Director Ali Mwebe: “Football Education is a programme run by FIFA and FUFA world-Over geared towards football development in all spheres including coaching, refereeing, management and  medicine.”

The list of participants who got certificates;

1.Owek. Nkono Amini Bbosa (Busoga Kingdom Sports Minister).

2.Mbirontono Emmanuel(Bugweri)

3.Hajji Zirabamuzale Muhammed(Bugabula)

4.Kasolo Ali (Bunhole)

5.Buyinza Elly (Kigulu)

6.Mpyangu Shafique.(Kigulu)

7.Bampalana Patrick(Bukono)

8.Kenya Hamuza(Bukono)

9.WAISWA Sinani (Bunhole)

10.Buluba Joseph (Bunha)

11.Kalenzi Kasimu (Luuka).

12.Kisame Minsaki (Luuka).

13.Bidhampola Augustine(Luuka).

14.Were Dauda (Jinja).

15.John Kairu (Principal Permanent Secretary to HRH Kyabazinga of Busoga)

16.Kyangwa Fred (Busoga Kingdom)

17.Wakalali Matia(Busoga Kingdom)

18.Mutaka Joseph (Media Officer 2017 Masaza Cup organizing Committee)

19.Lubanga Musa (Kigulu)

20.Nkono Najibu (Bukono)

21.Muyimbo James (Budiope)

22.Bogere George (Bugabula)

23.Bateeze Patrick (Butembe)

24.Ntende Ivan (Butembe).

25.Isabirye Banuli Kiiza (Bukhooli North).

26.Barasa Josephat Sirudi (Bukhooli South)

27.Namayo Wilber (Bugabula)

  1. Ofwono Wycliffee (Butembe).
  2. Owek. Baker Mugaino (Busoga Kingdom / TOC chairman).
  3. Owek. Daniel Musota (State Min for sports OBB )
  4. Alex Luganda
  5. Wakinyankali Isaac and
  6. Kirya Ivan.




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