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Magogo Re-elected Fufa President at 93rd General Assembly

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Engineer Moses Magogo (C) has been re elected as Fufa President

Engineer Moses Hashim Magogo has been reelected into office as the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) President for the second term.

Magogo returned to office for another four year term after going through unopposed.

In the 93rd elective assembly convened on Saturday at the Kabalega Resort Hotel in Masindi, Magogo was officially declared and announced the new president for the next four years (2017-2021).

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The assembly was graced with the attendance of Cecafa Honorary President, Leodiga Tenga who represented CAF and Hassan Weberi, the head of CAF referees committee who represented FIFA.

The incumbent President garnered a total of 69 votes out of the 72 delegates that voted with the other being invalid.

Magogo thanked the delegates for giving him another chance to serve the game of football in the capacity of a President and promised more commitment in the next term.

“I’m honoured to be voted back into office. Thank you delegates for the chance to serve the game once again,” he said.

” We already have a 5 year strategic plan that we need to fulfill thus this term will be about consolidating what we have done and fulfilling where we haven’t,” Magogo added.

In the same assembly, Minister for youth and children affairs, Hon. Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi was voted and confirmed as the 3rd vice President of Fufa.

Nakiwala who also doubles as Express FC chairperson got 64 votes while only seven voted against her.

She automatically joins the Fufa Executive Committee representing Uganda Premier League clubs in Fufa and replaces Dennis Sebugwaawo Mbidde.

Besides Sam Mpiima and Samuel Lwere, the old executive has been maintained.

These include, Darius Mugoye as the Vice President (2nd Vice President), Justus Mugisha(1st Vice President.

The other executive members include; Midi Juma(Kampala), Agnes Mugena(North East), Byamukama Rogers(Kitara Region),Rasul Ariga (West Nile), Ochom Richard (Eastern), Abdul Lukooya(Buganda) and  Chris Kalibala (Western).

Besides being an elective assembly, Fufa also passed the budget for 2017/18 financial year estimated at about Shs17 billion

39% of the funding is expected to come from FIFA Grants. 2.3% from CAF, 23% from sponsorships while the other will be realized through government support and TV rights.

A resolution for every delegate to have a passport was passed and was also granted the right to watch all Uganda Cranes games at no cost.

83 delegates out of the total 88 attended the assembly with notable absentee being Proline FC Proprietor, Mujib Kasule.

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