Twenty two (22) Ugandan referees at the FIFA level received their badges on Saturday at Jevine Hotel, Rubaga in Kampala. FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo witnessed the handover of the badges alongside first Vice President Justus Mugisha, Referees’ standing committee chairperson Ronnie Kalema, Executive committee member and chairperson of the marketing committee Rogers Byamukama and FUFA Football Development Director Ali Mwebe.
Magogo urged the referees to defend the prestigious FIFA badge at all times. “FUFA’s mission is about development, promotion and protection of football in Uganda.
Referees have a role to play in development of the game. Defend this badge at all times. I urge all the referees to maintain the three key pillars that we hinge on as FUFA in the field of refereeing; Integrity, Fitness and Performance (IFP),” noted Magogo, who also revealed that classes for French Language will be organised for the FIFA referees.
The 2019 FIFA referees
Men: Brian Miiro Nsubuga, Mashood Ssali, Alex Muhabi, Ali Sabilla Chelangat, William Oloya
Assistant referees: Mark Ssonko, Dick Okello, Ronald Katenya, Lee Okello, Musa Balikoowa Ngobi, Issa Masembe
Referees (Women): Shamirah Nabadda, Diana Murungi, Florence Ayaro Assistant referees (Women): Lydia Nantabo Wanyama, Catherine Cynthia Nagaddya, Marex Nakitto Nkumbi, Jane Mutonyi
Beach Soccer: Ivan Kintu Bayige, Shafic Mugerwa, Muhammad Ssenteza, Keneddy Kawagga Bazirio