FUFA-Uganda Premier League Clubs’ Symposium
Thursday 5th July 2018
Venue: Serene Suites Hotel, Kampala
Bright Stars FC Chairman Ronald Mutebi, Chief Executive Officer Mathias Mugwanya and Head Coach Fred Kajoba have applauded FUFA for the initiative to organize the Uganda Premier League Symposium at Serene Suites in Mutundwe on Thursday 5th July, 2018.
The symposium aimed at discussing positive measures in governing, promoting, managing and marketing Club football. It was organized for Club Chairmen/Presidents, Club Owners, CEOs and Head coaches of the Uganda Premier League teams.
‘We thank FUFA and UPL for organizing the symposium. This is the way to go to professionalize football in Uganda. I think all Club managers and chairmen should engage in such initiatives and courses. If we put into practice whatever we learn from FUFA, we shall witness professionalism in football’ said Mugwanya
‘Clubs without good governance can’t succeed in football. We shall do our best to have the best of governance and Human Resource at Bright Stars FC’ added Mugwanya
The Chairman Bright Stars FC also noted the importance of information from the symposium.
‘We are glad to have this opportunity from FUFA. The skills we have acquired will enable us develop our club in different areas. However as a club, we have tried our best to practice what we have been presented with today since joining the top flight in 2013. We have been far ahead of some UPL Clubs concerning administration and good Club Governance’ noted Bright Stars FC Club Chairman Ronald Mutebi
The FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo urged Club officials to build human resource in order to promote professionalism at the clubs.
Everybody has a role to play in football. We can’t achieve our targets without professionalizing the game’ said Eng. Magogo.
‘Football is built by Human Resource. We have been creating good football referees, Managers, administrators, coaches, and football marketers through our courses. We have a program to educate the Club CEOs and coaches through training for 400 hours annually to learn about football administration and management.’ Eng. Magogo added
FUFA President listed out Club Governance, Financial management, Strategic planning, Marketing and Communications, equipment and infrastructure as the key focus areas for the development of Club football.
MAIN PHOTO: (L-R) Bright Stars FC Chairman Ronald Mutebi and CEO Mathias Mugwanya during the FUFA-UPL Clubs’ Symposium at Serene Suites on Thursday 5th July 2018