A two day training for Players’ Intermediaries successfully ended at Jevine Hotel on Tuesday evening. Close to 60 participants took part.
The training was conducted by local football governing body Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) as the event marked its second edition.
FUFA website reports that on behalf of other participants, Niwagira Ronnie Santos believes that if Uganda is to play in the World Cup, players’ Intermediaries will need such training sessions to become the best for better deals with big clubs in the professional world of football.
‘It’is a pleasure attending this course. We appreciate FUFA and our instructors, the sessions were so nice and we are very much sure that we are going to improve in so many areas. I believe if Uganda is to play in the World Cup or play in Europe’s best clubs, we need to be the best Intermediaries through attending such training‘ Santos told FUFA website.
‘We have been making many mistakes especially on minor players but after these lectures I am sure we are going to improve. I encourage other people to come especially when such courses are advertised‘ advised Santos
FUFA EXCO Member and FUFA Competitions Committee Chairman Hamid Juma graced the closing ceremony.
‘In trying to achieve our vision of becoming the Number One football Nation in Africa on and off the field, we need well-trained Intermediaries that can guide and handle players with off the pitch matters professionally. I urge you to put into consideration whatever you have been taught during the two day period. You are going to deal with professional players and you will invest alot. Make sure the player is comfortable.‘ said Hamid Juma
Participants had a chance to learn about Intermediary regulations, FUFA and its Development Programmes, dispute resolutions, FUFA Communications, ITC concept and DTMS, FUFA regulations on status and transfer of players, and administrative procedure of Intermediaries before they were examined on Tuesday evening.
Decolas Kiiza (FUFA Deputy CEO -Football), Hajjat Aisha Nalule (FUFA Competitions Director), Ahmed Hussein (FUFA Communications Director), Denis Lukambi (FUFA Legal Manager), and Emmanuel Kazoora (IT Manager) were the the instructors
Bunyo Samuel Godfrey
Kizito Peter Pius
Namanya Banex Dennie
Paul Calvin Mugerwa
Patrice Tadria Aliakai
Matovu Edward George
Kiyaga Simon Harmony
Anguzu Jean Bosco
Kawuma Simeon Bulezi
Niwagira Mwine Ronald
Oola S. Kidega
Micheal Maurice Maberi
Tony Anold Kalema