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FUFA Club Licensing helps to improve football in Uganda

FUFA Club Licensing helps to improve football in Uganda

The Chairman of the FUFA Membership Licensing Committee Rogers Mulindwa has witnessed child steps taken in professionalising membership soccer in Uganda. Many occasions, the Membership Licensing Committee faces resistance from stakeholders throughout the off season when the Licensing train pens up in preparation for the brand new season.

Rogers Mulindwa, FUFA Govt Committee Member and FUFA Membership Licensing Committee Chairman.

This yr, the Membership Licensing Committee and FUFA Secretariat rolled out the train as early as March with inside preparations.

The FUFA Communications staff caught up with Mulindwa and shares his expertise and ideas in regards to the Membership Licensing train this season.

Mulindwa on Membership Licensing train this season

It has been a really profitable Membership Licensing train for the season 2022/23.

We now have achieved rather a lot. That is the eleventh yr since we began Membership Licensing in Uganda and naturally our golf equipment have benefited lots amidst challenges.

The house staff dug out at St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende

Mulindwa on Compliance by golf equipment

Membership Licensing is a software for each growth and benchmarking {of professional} soccer. Right here we count on our golf equipment to adjust to some standards and we start holding consultative conferences with Membership homeowners, talk about with them, the highway map is issued then they should submit the necessities and the First Occasion Physique has to convene.

FUFA EXCO member and Membership Licensing Committee Chairman Rogers Mulindwa speaking to FBL Membership officers.

Mulindwa on Golf equipment getting Licenses

Golf equipment that succeed get licenses to compete in FUFA Competitions then these that don’t meet the requirements are omitted however with a chance to attraction to the FUFA Appeals Committee which may both grant them permission or uphold the choice of the Membership Licensing Committee.

Motion between Rines SS and Uganda Martyrs.

Mulindwa on variety of groups to play within the Uganda Premier League this season

This season, we will ave 15 groups competing within the StarTimes Uganda Premier League for the primary time within the latest previous as a result of one of many members Kyetume FC didn’t meet the necessities.

Mulindwa on the success story of Membership Licensing

In fact we have now registered a lot of successes and a type of is within the space of governance the place golf equipment have appreciated the significance of getting streamlined administration and correct working of the staff.

Vipers and Uganda Hippos midfielder Bobosi Byaruhanga.

We now have additionally improved on the stadia. The taking part in surfaces look higher for many of the groups, dressing rooms are higher amongst others.

There may be additionally enchancment within the self-discipline on the technical bench since we launched the bench permits, limiting the variety of people who sit on the bench.

Within the space of capability constructing, we have now had many individuals go for coaching. As an example we have now many coaches who’ve enrolled for CAF License A and B. This can be a commonplace we set that head coaches should have CAF A training licenses whereas the assistants should have a minimal of CAF B. Nevertheless this season, we will enable CAF B holders for the Head coach and assistant.

Normal Coordinators after efficiently finishing their course.

For Youth Soccer, we have now been capable of register academies and we consider that can assist in nurturing of younger gamers the suitable means.

Mulindwa on the Challenges confronted throughout Membership Licensing

One of many greatest challenges we have now is {that a} good variety of groups nonetheless consider in altering technical and administration employees. You discover {that a} membership has a brand new coach each season and that positively hinders continuity.

Former Police FC Coach Abdallah Mubiru.

Moreover, some golf equipment are failing to fulfill the minimal necessities as an example having a minimum of 18 gamers on the FUFA Join System to be granted a license. .

Mulindwa on the way forward for Membership Licensing

Our focus after that is to have steady spot checks throughout the season, ensuring that golf equipment don’t work exterior the set requirements.

We’re additionally going to proceed with the FUFA Membership Professional Agenda the place fixed interface with the golf equipment will probably be made.

Then we will do a evaluate after the season to know the place the successes and challenges have been and the way greatest we will work forward of the following season.

I need to congratulate golf equipment like Vipers SC, She Company FC, Vipers SC and Jinja North United which have efficiently undergone the Membership Licensing train and this software shouldn’t be a punishment however quite aimed toward including high quality to our League.

The 5 Key Pillars of FUFA Membership Licensing

  • Sporting.
  • Finance.
  • Administration and Personnel.
  • Construction and Authorized.
  • Infrastructure.



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