Following a meeting with the Buganda Kingdom officials over plans on how to improve football through Masaza Cup, the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has also extended a parental hand of help to the Busoga Kingdom.
A fortnight ago, the Minister of Sports in the Buganda Kingdom Owek. Sekabembe Henry held talks with the FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo and discussed issues on how to take football in Buganda kingdom to another level.
On Tuesday afternoon, a strong delegation from Busoga Kingdom led by the Sports Minister Amin Bossa, Minister of Finance Wamono Robert Solomons and Henry Batambuze-Chairman Football Committee and visited the home of football (FUFA House) in Mengo. Batambuze is also a Delegate in the FUFA Assembly representing Eastern region.
The trio discussed issues including the inaugural Busoga Kingdom Masaza Cup due to he launched soon.
FUFA reaffirmed its support towards football development in Uganda, Kingdoms and regions countrywide.
Discussions also hinged on development of the game in line with the FUFA Technical plan.
“Our role is to support football development in all the 8 FUFA regions. Kingdoms through various sports events play a key role in helping give unknown talent an opportunity to showcase their skills,” said FUFA President Magogo.
FUFA will also sign a memorandum of cooperation with the Busoga Kingdom after another meeting is held next week.