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We Were Played Ping-Pong, Says Magogo on Morocco Knockout

President Magogo addressing press on Wednesday

Residents of Kamawokya, viagra order http://crmsoftwareblog.com/wp-includes/class-wp-widget-factory.php a suburb in Kampala braved an early morning downpour to witness a mass wedding ceremony, http://coeurdepirate.com/wp-includes/media-template.php where six couples were joined in Holy matrimony.

Presiding over the function at Kamwokya parish on Sunday, the newly appointed Lugazi Diocese Bishop, Christopher
Kakooza urged Christians to be firm in their faith and to always recall their life journey beginnings.

“In 1993, H.E Cardinal Wamala asked me to start a small Christian community in this place where we are today, its been a long journey and now a huge Parish has evolved out of it,” Kakoza said.

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His journey in priesthood Kakooza said, had been bounded with a life of patience, tolerance and hard work and urged the wedded couples to stick to their life time decisions while emulating his example on persistence.

A police officer only identified as Tunanukye Simpleson, resident at old Kiira road police station who happened to be part of the wedding
couples urged fellow police officers to follow suit if they are to focus on developing their families.

“I worked for five years to realize this dream, it been a hard trail but cementing the relation with an official marriage adds a lot of
value to the relationship Simpleson noted.

A prominet area busness man know commonly as Ssalongo Spark urged his fellow businesses men to formalize their relationships with their spouses to enable them work closely as a team.

“There is some considerable level of trust between wedded couples and in business, I realized this should be part of the foundation”
Ssalongo noted.

James Ssebayiga, the parish priest Kamwokya Catholic parish urged the congregation to take the mass wedding as a lesson for all who have not
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FUFA President Moses Magogo has decried what he termed as ping pong games that were played to the Cranes team prior to their loss against West African side Guinea a few days ago in the 2015 AFCON qualifiers.
Magogo said a lot was done by both the Guinean Football Federation and authorities in Morocco to deny chance to the Cranes to qualify for the 2015 finals in Equatorial Guinea.
“There was total defiance of the regulations by the hosts and in fact there has never been any humiliation in my life like the one in Morocco. The FUFA CEO Edgar Watson had to wait for 8 hours before being
allowed into the country.”
He added, troche http://closdescapucins.fr/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-upgrader-skins.php ” We had to pay for our own transport and training facilities It was a ping pong game and the Cranes was  going to win or lose the game by the mental composition of the players.”
The FUFA President however noted that though Uganda didn’t qualify for the finals in Equatorial Guinea, hospital http://daisho.ca/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/wp-cache.php the country achieved something from the campaign worth mentioning.
“It was a learning experience as  new young players  surfaced on the national team including Savio Kabugo, story http://craigpatchett.com/wp-includes/registration-functions.php Brian Majwega,Kizito Luwagga,Farouk Miya and Yunus Ssentamu who in the future will be
useful to us,”Magogo stressed.
Way Forward
Magogo however explained that a lot has to be done if Uganda is to qualify for the next AFCON  campaign and this he said ranges from administration, local clubs , football facilities to coaches and the
fans among other factors.
“The Cranes tried to defy logic and punch above weight throughout the campaign and therefore performance shouldn’t  be judged  by qualification .We must take the long route that includes endurance and proper planning in order to qualify or else the journey is still far away.”
“Qualification will be farfetched in Uganda until we get the quality of players that will lead us there. Why do we believe we can qualify when concrete has replaced grass everywhere and we have nowhere to
play football from? The desire we have to qualify won’t make us do so,” Magogo noted.
The FUFA President further explained that the structures of clubs in Uganda have not done enough to facilitate the development of players in the country which he said directly affects the quality of players on
the national team .
According to Magogo, unless there are better coaches right from club level with good quality and are able to nurture players, the quality of the national team will still be down  and could take long for Uganda to qualify for  any big tournament.
“We must address all the required issues if we are to succeed but should not point fingers at any individual. We should set simple, achievable, measurable, time-bound and realistic  goals .”
Match fixing allegations.
On allegations of fixing the Guniea game, the FUFA President explained that a lot has been said about the game being fixed but explained that investigations have kicked off into the matter to bring culprits to
book.
“At the end of the day, let innocence be declared and let the law or football regulations take its course , be it the President ,players or even the coach.”

 

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