A Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) sanctioned football beginners’ course started at the federation Technical Centre in Njeru, Buikwe.
43 participants, one from Rwanda and three ladies are part of the course that will last for a week.
CAF Instructors including FUFA Education Officer Jackson Nyima, Technical Director Asuman Lubowa (FUFA Technical Director) and Bashir Mutyaba (FUFA Youth Development Officer) are the course facilitators.
Some of the modules to be covered rotate around the rules of the game, training methodology, match situations, ethics among others in both the theory and practical sessions over the different course modules.
Joseph Mutaka, the director at Tangosport is impressed by the attendance;
I welcome you coaches, turning up in commendable numbers creates a sense of satisfaction and trust in Tangosport Uganda, this is a record attendance since we started organizing courses way back in 2013.
Andrew Ndyabahika from Rwanda is the only foreign based participant attending the course while the three women in attendance include; Aisha Nakato, an upcoming journalist at Baba f.m, Tracy Namutebi from Kasangati and Aidah Namwase of Namulesa, a suburb of Jinja Municipality.
Beginners’ coaching course is the lowest level in the country with the ABC of football coaching.
List of participants:
Emmanuel Kyenkya (Kampala), Micheal M. Wabyona (Kakira), George Waiswa (Kibundaire), Musa Nantajja (Jinja), Ronald Barente (Jinja), Ronald Ssengendo (Kampala), Isaac Kitakule (Bugembe-Jinja), John Mutaka (Namulesa-Jinja), Paul Batte (Luuka), Ali Gwaita Muwaya (Nakifuma), David Komagum (Gulu), Andrew Kityamuwesi (Masaka), Gilbert Okello (Kawempe), Aisha Nakato (Bugembe-Jinja), Micheal Skills Lukyamuzi (Masaka), Tracy Namutebi (Kasangati), Mukulu Joram Wycliffe(Jinja), Timothy Kawagi (Kampala), Ben Moniga (Busia), Were Neeli (Busia), Micheal Kisambira (Jinja), Eria Gemye Eria(Bugembe-Jinja), Assey Tusubira (Mbarara), Aidah Namwase (Namulesa-Jinja), Hassan Zungu (Jinja), Felicien Ndoli (Jinja), David Okubal (Soroti), Derrick Ntege (Kampala), Patrick Kawanguzi (Iganga), Kasalita Mark (Kampala), Ojok Simon Peter (Kampala),Wyclif Afaayo (Kampala), Francis Mawejje (Mukono), Edison Kairu (Iganga), Milton Ashabe (Bulenga), Eric Lukooya (Kampala), Issa Kakaire (Iganga), Andrew Ndyabahika (Rwanda), Abdallah Kamiwa (Bugiri), Ivan Kameze (Namulesa-Jinja), David Kamanzi (Mukono), Joel Kyazze Kiddu (Kampala) and Tamale Fadulu (Mbale)