Local football governing body, Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) say that they will hold the Women Football Club Licensing Workshop set to benefit women’s football stakeholders in the top two tier leagues.
Slated for 30th September to 5th October, the workshop is aimed at proper induction of women’s football stakeholders in the top two tier Leagues (FUFA Women Super League and FUFA Women Elite League) in Uganda.
“The ground breaking project funded by FIFA was approved by FIFA through its Women Development Programmes following a request by FUFA to development women Football in Uganda. Each Club will be represented by two people,” FUFA revealed in a statement.
FUFA further adds that the project is built on the specific goals;
a) advance the professionalisation of the women’s game
b) accelerate the development of the game at all levels
c) build on existing senior league structures to strengthen participating clubs
d) to help FUFA achieve its strategic plans for this case the FUFA Women Football strategy (Take Flight)
The Project’s specific goals (above) as well as the FUFA Women Football strategy are all in line with two pillars of the FUFA Hattrick goals (The Future) and women football development thus;
i. Create a professional football industry
ii. Achieve world class sporting excellence
The selected dates for the FIFA-FUFA Club Licensing women football Workshop are as below;
FUFA Women Super League: 30th September and 1st October 2021
FUFA Women Elite League: 4th and 5th October 2021
Application process: Clubs are required to submit names of the representatives for the workshop NOT later than Thursday September 23, 2021 1700HRS