The Uganda Beach Soccer Association (UBSA) run coaching and refereeing courses for the Western region have started at Bishop Stuart University in Mbarara.
There are over 40 participants coming from all the eight districts that make up the Western region.
UBSA chairman, Deo Mutabazi hinted on the importance of the course with a four year strategic plan that started in 2013.
‘We have started with capacity building commencing with the Western Uganda region’ Mutabazi stated.
The course that has attracted 19 referees and 21 coaches was officially opened by Bishop Stuart PRO Rose Rwankole who represented Vice Chancellor Prof. Moudah Kamatenesi but UBSA officials led by their Chairman Mutabazi later paid her a courtesy visit where they presented to her a Uganda Cranes jersey.
After the Western region, the programme will continue with the Eastern and Kitara regions.
Early next year, the regions of West Nile, Northern Uganda and North East shall be encroached.
Uganda’s only CAF beach soccer and Futsal Instructor Ali Mwebe is imparting all his expertise in the participants assisted by qualified beach soccer coaches Bashir Mutyaba, Anthony Tumwesigye (Course Coordinator).
The course ends on Friday 29th July 2016.