As a way forward to professionalize Ugandan football, FUFA has had various programs to keep it's football stakeholders in line with validated standards of the game.
The latest development saw FIFA and FUFA organise medical and physical fitness tests for respective referees as preparations for the new season intensify.
A number totalling to 50 referees (23 FIFA) and the rest national referees attended and underwent the sessions held at Njeru technical center and at Lugogo Stadium in Kampala.
Ronnie Kalema, the Chairman FUFA Referees Standing Committee had this to say of the cause.....
'FUFA is here to deliver refereeing as we professionalize the game. The significance of physical fitness tests is to ensure quality of the referees in the country.’ Kalema noted.
Speaking on is first year anniversary of office in office at Ivy's hotel in Wakaliga -Mengo, FUFA president Eng. Moses Magogo said, "to build a generation is by educating it" and with such repeated sessions, it seems the first CAf Executive Committee member is still in line with his promises of developing football.
Referees in attendance.
FIFA Referees Men:
Mashood Ssali, Alex Muhabi, Ali Sabilla Chellangat, William Oloya, Ronald Madanda
FUFA Referees Men:
Rajab Bakasambe, Deogratius Opio, George Olemu, Asadu Semere, Robert Donney, Paul Turyamureba, Nasser Mohammed Kirya. John Bosco Kalibala, Muzamiru Waiswa, Lucky Kasalirwe, Ali Kaddu Kizza
FIFA Referees Women:
Shamirah Nabada, Diana Murungi
FUFA Referees Women:
Florence Ayaro, Immaculate Achillo, Habibah Naigaga
FIFA Assistant Referees Men:
Dick Okello, Okello Lee, Ronald Katenya, Isa Masembe, Hakim Mulindwa, Okudra Emmanuel
FUFA Assistant Referees Men:
Robson Atusinguza, Paul Omara, Rahman Atiku, Ahmed Kakembo, Mustafa Mafumu, Samuel Mbabali, Juma Osire, Shafiq Lulenzi, Ibrahim
sekanjako,Mathias Omunyira, Gilbert Ngyendo, Noah Friday, Timothy Gumisiriza
FIFA Assistant Referees Women:
Lydia Nantabo Wanyama, Malex Nakito Nkumbi, Jane Mutonyi, Docus Atuhaire
FUFA Assistant Referees Women:
Elizabeth Nasolo, Eunice Tiwuwe, Oliver Nakito, Hawa Nyangoma
FIFA Beach Soccer Referees Men:
Kintu Ivan Bayige, Mugerwa Shafiq, Ssenteza Mohammed, Kawaga Kennedy Bazlio
FIFA Futsal Referees Men:
Nsubuga Emmy Brian, Ssengendo Isaac
FUFA Futsal Referees Men:
Kazoora Emmanuel, Mulindwa IsmaiL