Category «Sports»

Mulindwa advises on sports management

There is need to repeal the National Council of Sports Act of 1964 if sports management is to be improved, according to the former FUFA president Laurence Mulindwa. Appearing before the education and sports committee of parliament today former president of Mulindwa said the law is obsolete and has been over taken by events. He …

Mbabazi intervenes in FUFA wrangles

The Prime Minister, Amama Mbabazi is expected to meet officials from the Ministry of Education and Sports today over new regulations to regulate the sports sector. The draft regulations to amend the current National Council of Sports Act 1964 will see an overhaul in the management of national federations, amid controversy surrounding the incorporation of …

Government to cut funding to FUFA

Government is considering budget cuts towards the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA). The Minister of Education and Sports, Jessica Alupo has told MPs on the Education committee that FUFA has been receiving funding from government as an affiliate association to FIFA and not as a registered company. Alupo says the Solicitor General last year …

MPs pin Aligawesa

Members of Parliament on the Education committee today grilled officials from National Council of Sports over the legality of FUFA Ltd. The officials had appeared to answer to a petition by Uganda Football Associations, which wants operations of FUFA Ltd registered under Lawrence Mulindwa and NCS General Secretary, Jasper Aligawesa suspended. Aligawesa labored to explain …

Uganda has great sports potential

Uganda has great sports potential and talent that only needs stirring up. Former express international Mutaasa Hassan Nsereko says this potential however remains unexploited due to lack of structures. He now proposes that if Uganda is to get to greater heights in football, there must be deliberate effort towards sports development.