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FUFA EXCOM APPROVES PROPOSAL TO HAVE GENERAL COORDINATORS AS MATCH OFFICIALS AT ALL FUFA MANAGED COMPETITIONS.

FUFA EXCOM APPROVES PROPOSAL TO HAVE GENERAL COORDINATORS AS MATCH OFFICIALS AT ALL FUFA MANAGED COMPETITIONS.

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The Federation of Uganda Football Associations _ FUFA has made major resolutions to strengthen it's governance structures and processes in areas concerning competition management, players status regulations, youth football agreements and rewards and sanctions among others.

The developments were reached during the 27th FUFA Executive Committee Meeting that was held on 31st. August. 2022 At FUFA House, Mengo.

According to the federation's executive arm that sits quarterly to discuss matters concerning football, governance and administration are key pillars in the management of football and thus the need to put strong emphasis in this area to deliver good policies that will steer the game to greater heights.

From the meeting, it was agreed to set up a Rewards and Sanctions Committee that will primarily be responsible for handling disciplinary matters as well as recognition and reward for good performance at the FUFA Secretariat.

The committee shall be headed by Sam Mpiima as Chairperson; with Dr. Azah Taib, Peter Kibazo, Julian Namuganga and Sheba Ampaire as members.

Additionally, the FUFA Executive Committee approved proposals from the Rules Review Commission (RRC) for amendments to regulations on status and transfer of players.

The approved proposals included having all football players featuring in FUFA official competitions at all levels being registered on the FUFA Connect System by season 2023/2024.

The FUFA EXCOM also approved that the FUFA Connect System can also allow registration of players whose contracts expire during competition period.

In the area of youth football, the FUFA EXCOM resolved that school-player scholarship agreements shall be valid for a maximum of three years.

It also approved the registration of minor players on the FUFA Connect System.

In this same line, it passed a Training Compensation fee of UGX 500,000 (Five Hundred Thousand Shillings) per year for a registered player starting at the age of 12 till 23 years for domestic transfers.

In the same vain, Amateur players will remain regulated to stay at a club for two years for stability and growth of a player.

In the area of football development and education, the FUFA Executive Committee approved the creation of the FUFA Education Fund to aid members of the football family in enhancing their knowledge in various fields of the game.

The established fund will among others to used to support the less privileged individuals, make football education more  affordable as well as establish and grow trust in the football family.

Further more, the FUFA Executive Committee approved the proposal of FUFA General Coordinators (GCs) to be enlisted as match officials in matches of the Uganda Premier League, FUFA Women Super League, Uganda Cup, The FUFA Drum and FUFA Cup Final matches.

The FUFA GC shall put on the FUFA authorised badge at all matches and effectively replaces the Match Commissioner and work with the Referees Assessor, Centre Referee, Reserve Referee (4th Official), and 2 Assistant Referees.

Still in the area of football development and education, the FUFA Executive Committee approved the FUFA Education Curriculum which has been developed for courses in Football Administration and Management, Safety and Security, Refereeing, Coaching, Sports Science, Medical and Nutrition.

Story by Joseph Mary Ssempiira www.sportznow.ug Writer.

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