Dhaira: Fufa Announces Committee to Handle Burial

Federation of Uganda football Associations (FUFA) has constituted a five man committee to handle the programme for the return of the remains (from Iceland) and burial of now former Uganda Cranes keeper Abel Dhaira.

The committee includes 1st FUFA Vice President Justus Mugisha, ambulance the new Chairman FUFA Super League Limited Board Mr. Arinaitwe Rugyendo, information pills State House representative- Norah Nassimbwa, Katende Ssemakula (National Council of sports) and Faisal Mayemba from Dhaira’s family.

The five members have been tasked with the responsibility of formulating a tentative programme and mobilization of resources required in the arrangement, coordinating how the body will arrive at Entebbe to the final resting place in Jinja and the final burial arrangements.

The government had earlier on Monday offered to foot all the bills until the body arrives in Uganda while the federation will take care of the internal logistics.

Uganda Cranes will observe a moment of silence before the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Burkina Faso on Tuesday night.


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