The FUFA Executive Committee has approved the composition of the inaugural Invitational FUFA Tv Cup for eight traditional Secondary schools in Uganda.
The schools invited are King’s College Budo, St. Mary’s College Kisubi, Busoga College Mwiri, Namilyango College, Jinja College, Mengo Senior School, Makerere College School and Kiira College Butiki.
The Committee has been tasked to monitor, supervise and manage the organisation of the eight-team tournament that will run from 10th June to 1st July 2023.
The Committee will be headed by FUFA Executive Committee Member Dr. Apollo Ahimbisibwe and will be deputised by Mr. Mugerwa Jeremiah of Mengo Senior School.
Dr. Ahimbisibwe is excited about the opportunities FUFA has created to give students from the tradition schools to play football at this level.
“FUFA’s main goal of the FUFA Tv Cup is to give an opportunity to soccer players, referees and coaches at carefully selected traditional secondary schools more re-known for academic excellence, to undertake football development in safe, secure and technically managed environment without compromising academics” said Ahimbisibwe.
*The full FUFA Tv Cup Organising Committee
Dr. Ahimbisibwe Apollo – Chairman
Mr. Mugerwa Jeremiah (Mengo Senior School) – Vice Chairman
Mr. Kiwanuka Roberts – Member
Mr. Ayub Khalifa – Member
Ms. Nambafu Justine – Member
Mr. Balinaine John Moses (Busoga College Mwiri) – Member
Mr. Mugalu Ronald Malcom (St. Mary’s College Kisubi) – Member
Mr. Nyonyintono David – FUFA Secretariat (Competitions Officer)
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*About the Tournament
The Theme of the Tournament is “Excellence in Academics and Sports”
FUFA to give two sets of jerseys to each school.
FUFA will give 10 balls to each school.
It is sponsored by FUFA Tv.
Tournament will be broadcast live on FUFA Tv.
Kicks off on 10th June 2023.
8 traditional Schools will take part in the tournament.
The school have been pooled in two groups.
Matches will be played on knock out format of home and way basis.
Semifinals will be played on 21st June 2023.
The Final will be played on 1st July 2023.
*Benefits of FUFA Tv Cup
Live on FUFA Tv thereby showcasing the talents of the participating players to a worldwide audience and to football agents as well.
Each school to nominate 4 young enthusiastic students to be trained by FUFA as young Coaches, Match Referees and Digital Media Officers. Hence benefits to schools in other football/sports programs also individually opening youngsters to mainstream services.
FUFA Tv will provide all the uniforms for each participating school, as well as facilitate all the match officials for the games.
Cash prizes will be available in various categories.
*Credit: FUFA media.