FUFA gets Government approval at summit

National Council of Sports Assistant General Secretary in charge of Technical, David Katende Semakula was among the participants at the first ever FUFA Summit held on Monday 12th March, at Serene Suites in Kampala and he assured of government support in aiding the Ugandan football federation meet its targets.

The NCS official is quoted on the official FUFA website, saying the government is ready to put in more money for the development of sports, as he lauded FUFA for steering the country’s football the right way.

“I want to thank FUFA for organizing this summit. Government is committed to inject more funds in sports. As you are well aware sports is dynamic and FUFA are moving in the right direction.

Natural Talent

“I am happy that the summit has involved Sports Scientists and the sport we have today can not only rely on natural talent, but we need to apply science and particularly Sports Science if we are to progress,” he said.

Topics discussed at the summit included: Player development & Talent identification; Coaching Development; Refereeing Development; Equipment, facilities & technology; Sports Science and Medicine; Football Entities (Family, Schools/Academies, Clubs, national team)