Fufa Reveal Gianni Infantino’s Two Day Visit Programme

Fufa Boss, Gianni Infatino(Right) is expected in Uganda this Friday

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has unveiled a tentative programme ahead of the visit of FIFA President, healing Gianni Infatino visit to Uganda this week.

While revealing the programme to the media during the FUFA weekly press conference on Wednesday, ailment Humphrey Mandu, visit this site the Deputy FUFA CEO, indicated that the visit will last only two days with several activities scheduled to be covered.

“The FIFA Presidential visit will last only two days and he will have several activities to cover including meeting the  President of the Republic of Uganda,” said Mandu.

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Infatino is expected to arrive in Uganda on Friday(6pm) aboard a private jet with a delegation of members from FIFA.

From Entebbe airport, the delegation will head to State house to meet with President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and officials from the Ministry of Education and Sports.

“We believe, the meeting between Fifa and government will help the game of football in Uganda and consequently strengthen our relations with government,” Mandu noted.

The next day (Saturday), the FIFA Boss will have a breakfast meeting with several stakeholders including sponsors, partners and opinion leaders at Kampala Serena Hotel.

From there, Infatino will cross over to Hotel Africana to have a word with Fufa delegates that include district football chairmen, Azam Uganda premier league club chairmen and special interest groups.

The FIFA President will then head to Phillip Omondi stadium to meet ex internationals, current players and FIFA referees (both retired and active) where he will also watch an U17 game between KCCA soccer academy and Lweza Orange Brigade on the same ground at 10am.

According to Mandu, the Fifa Boss will hold a ground breaking ceremony at the Kadiba playground in Mengo where Fufa expect to erect a stadium.

“He will do a ground breaking ceremony at Kadiba, a ground that was given to us by the Church of Uganda and we plan to have a stadium there,” he said.

Infatino will have a tour of the Fufa house headquarters at midday address a press conference later on at Ivy’s Hotel, Wakaliga before departing.

Several issues are expected to be discussed including administration, governance, marketing, communication, football structures among others.


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