Uganda’s Kubingi lands juicy Fifa gig

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Uganda Women Football Association Chairperson Margret Kubingi

The Federation of International Football Associations [FIFA] has appointed Uganda Women Football Association Chairperson Margret Kubingi as the Match Commissioner for the Women’s Olympic tournament.

The Tokyo 2020 3rd Round 2nd Leg Qualifier match between Kenya and Ghana will be held on Tuesday 8th October in Kasarani Stadium Nairobi, Kenya.

On September 5, 2019, a delegation of two high profile football officials from the FIFA Development Office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia arrived in the country at the start of this week on a special visit to Uganda to inspect the ongoing FIFA funded projects.

The officials are; FIFA Regional Development Manager Marie-Florence Mahwera and FIFA Regional Project Coordinator Abigail Hailemichael.

However these are continuous signs with great hope towards the development of football in the country that will drive the federation to its Vision of becoming number one football nation in Africa on and off the pitch.

FIFA Regional Development Manager Marie-Florence Mahwera and FIFA Regional Project Coordinator Abigail Hailemichael inspecting FUFA Kadiba Training Facility

The duo was taken on a guided tour of the projects by the FUFA CEO Edgar Watson.

They visited the offices of the Buganda Region Football Association, Special Interest Groups (SIGs), FUFA House and the extension of the new offices and the FUFA Kadiba Training Facility which is still under construction.

On Thursday morning they will visit the FUFA Technical Centre, offices of the Eastern Region Football Association and a beach soccer facility in Entebbe.

A strategic meeting  with the Kadiba Project contractors, FUFA and the FIFA officials took place to get more updates about the ongoing construction.

On their visit at the  SIGs offices in Lungujja, they were received by Uganda Women Football Association Chairperson Margret Kubingi before they headed to Buganda Region FA offices and Kampala Region FA offices respectively.

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