Mulindwa who has been in power for almost 9 years shocked members in an extraordinary executive meeting held at the federation’s offices in Mengo on Monday when he disclosed that he was no longer interested in pursuing a third term at the helm of Ugandan football.
Muwema has been a fierce critic of Mulindwa’s reign and the former’s ties with the Uganda Super League (USL) have been the source of a protracted battle between the two parties.
“Like I have always said, I am interested in serving as FUFA President,” said Muwema.
Source has it that the scales are tilting in the favour of Kabushenga and new entrant Muwema as Moses Magogo, Mulindwa’s heir apparent seems to be losing his grip in the race.
Picking of Presidential nomination forms for the August 31 closes Thursday 26 June.