Federation of Uganda Football Associations

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Federation of Uganda Football Associations
CAF
Association crest
Founded 1924
FIFA affiliation 1960
CAF affiliation 1959
President Moses Hassim Magogo

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) is the governing body of football in Uganda. The association was originally founded in 1924 and has been affiliated with FIFA in 1960 and CAF in 1959.

FUFA organises the men's and women's national football teams, and the first and second tiers of national football covering the Ugandan Super League and Ugandan Big League respectively. The third tier (Regional Leagues) is organised by the regional football associations and the fourth tier (District Leagues / Fourth Division) are administered the many district football associations.

FUFA also organizes the Ugandan Cup which is the oldest football competition of knockout format having started in 1971.

FUFA is based at FUFA House, Plot No. 879 Kyadondo Block 8, Mengo Wakaliga Road P.O. Box 22518 Kampala.[1] [2]

History[edit]

In 1924 the Kampala Football Association (KFA) was formed and in the 1950s became the Uganda Football Association (UFA). In 1967 the Uganda Football Association (UFA) was changed to the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA). [3]

Administration[edit]

FUFA is an association made up of 31 member associations and represented by 86 delegates at the Supreme Body called the FUFA General Assembly (GA). The member associations include:

The organisation is led by the FUFA Executive Committee (EXCOM) which is advised and supported by the FUFA Standing Committees, Judicial Bodies and Secretariat. [4]

President[edit]

Previous FUFA Presidents[edit]

Current FUFA President[edit]

The president of FUFA is Moses Hassim Magogo who succeeded Lawrence Mulindwa in August 2013. Magogo is an electrical engineer by trade and has worked for the African Development Bank. Magogo was previously the Federation's Vice President, in charge of administration.

In 2000, while playing for Kinyara FC, Magogo started to actively participate in sports talk shows on radio. That platform endeared him to the public and by the time he was elected the FUFA delegate for Lubaga, Magogo had created a niche as one of the most knowledgeable persons about football management. FUFA subsequently appointed him to run the Super League.

Magogo is accredited for having transformed the league and football competition systems in Uganda and particularly the FUFA Big League and Regional Leagues. He is also responsible for starting the players contracting regulations and system in Uganda, negotiating and concluding the various sponsorships to football.[6][7] With an assertive nature he has been a central figure in administration wrangles.[8]

Regional organisations[edit]

The 8 regional football associations administer the Regional Leagues covering the third tier of Ugandan football. Affiliated members includes Regional League clubs, schools football associations and cup competitions.[9]

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Zones & district organisations[edit]

Below the regional football associations, FUFA has divided the country into 13 administrative zones, each of which encompass several district football associations. These local associations are affiliated to FUFA and manage grasssroots affairs in their districts including the Fourth Division Leagues.

Directors & Officials[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uganda". FIFA. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  2. ^ "Uganda". CAF. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  3. ^ Kaddu Sserunkuma (2002) A life member to remember : at Wankulukuku : over thirty years back was it football or wrestling?. Uganda, p. 3. OCLC: 52640555
  4. ^ "The Next 4 Years: Eng. Moses Hassim Magogo, FUFA President". FUFA. Retrieved 2013-12-31. 
  5. ^ "FUFA Presidents from the past". Soccer256. Retrieved 2014-01-01. 
  6. ^ "The President". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  7. ^ Jackson, Andrew. "BBC Sport - Moses Magogo is voted in as the new Uganda FA President". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-09-03. 
  8. ^ "Magogo: Bring everyone on board". The Observer. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  9. ^ "Buganda Region adopts new statutes". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  10. ^ "FUFA Voters’ Register (Regional Leagues)". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  11. ^ "FUFA Voters’ Register (Zone 1)". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  12. ^ "North East Region Elects FUFA District Delegates". Uganda Radio Network. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  13. ^ "FUFA Voters’ Register (Zone 2)". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  14. ^ "FUFA Voters’ Register (Zone 3)". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  15. ^ "FUFA Voters’ Register (Zone 4)". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  16. ^ "FUFA Voters’ Register (Zone 5)". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  17. ^ "FUFA Voters’ Register (Zone 6)". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  18. ^ "FUFA Voters’ Register (Zone 7)". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  19. ^ "FUFA Voters’ Register (Zone 8)". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  20. ^ "FUFA Voters Register (Kampala Region)". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  21. ^ "FUFA Voters’ Register (Zone 10)". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  22. ^ "FUFA Voters’ Register (Zone 11)". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  23. ^ "FUFA Voters’ Register (Zone 12)". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  24. ^ "FUFA Voters’ Register (Zone 13)". FUFA Uganda. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  25. ^ "Incoming FUFA boss Moses Magogo unveils team". New Vision. Retrieved 2013-12-31. 
  26. ^ "Magogo drops Rogers Mulindwa from FUFA". Monday Times. Retrieved 2013-12-31. 

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