Uganda will for the first time host a meeting aimed at developing the games of Futsal and beach soccer.
The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) confirmed Uganda as the host of the meeting for the Committee of Development of Futsal and Beach Soccer that will take place on Monday, 26th March 2018 at Protea Hotel in Entebbe.
The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) CEO, Edgar Watson confirmed on Wednesday in a press conference that Uganda will host the one day meeting.
“FUFA and Uganda will host a CAF Committee meeting on Futsal and beach soccer at Protea Hotel on Monday,” confirmed the FUFA CEO.
The Members of the Committee are expected to arrive in Uganda on Sunday and also watch a beach soccer league game later on in the day at Lido Beach Entebbe.
It should be noted that FUFA President Eng.Moses Magogo is the President of the CAF committee on development of Futsal and Beach soccer.
Beach soccer in Uganda has grown in leaps and bounds. The meeting by the CAF Committee on Development of Futsal and Beach Soccer in Entebbe is expected to yield results.
The One day meeting will have dignitaries from 18 countries including Uganda as the hosts.
The function will be graced by the CAF General Secretary Amr Fahmy and CAF Deputy General Secretary Anthony Baffoe.
Leodegar Tenga the Vice President of the committee and a former President of the Tanzanian Football Association will also attend the meeting.
The key aspect expected to be discussed at the meeting will be development of Futsal and Beach soccer in Africa.
The meeting is expected to start at 9am and after a ground breaking ceremony at a beach soccer facility in Entebbe. The committee will thereafter pay a visit to the FUFA headquarters.
A ground breaking ceremony for beach soccer facility in Uganda under FUFA in Entebbe will also be launched.