Uganda has become one of the most talked about at the ongoing CAF Congress at the Sheraton Hotel in Manama, Bahrain with the FUFA president Moses Magogo co-opted Members of the Executive Committee.

Magogo was appointed on Committee for Revision of Statutes, women, futsal and beach soccer committees. Below is how activities were conducted.

The CAF Executive Committee under the chairmanship of CAF President Ahmad met on Monday, 8 May 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel in Manama, Bahrain.

Two members, Adoum Djibrine and Lydia Nsekera were excused.

Fifteen (15) items on the agenda were discussed and the following decisions were taken;

1- Election of Vice-Presidents

In accordance with the Statutes, the CAF President proposed two Vice-Presidents;

1st Vice-President: Kwesi Nyantakyi (Ghana)

2nd Vice-President: Constant Omari Selemani (DR Congo)

This proposal was approved by acclamation.

2- Co-opted Members of the Executive Committee

In pursuant to the statutory provisions, the CAF President proposed two members to be co-opted onto the CAF Executive Committee which members approved. They are;

- Moses Magogo (President, Uganda Football Federation)

- Ahmed Yahya (President, Mauritanian Football Federation)

3 - Composition of the Emergency Committee

President: Ahmad


- Kwesi Nyantakyi (Ghana)

- Constant Omari (DR Congo)

- Fouzi Lekjaa (Morocco)

- Souleiman Waberi (Djibouti)

- Musa Bility (Liberia)

4- Establishment of ad hoc Committees

Following the approval of the Executive Committee, the CAF President proposed the establishment of two ad hoc committees, composed mainly of presidents of Member Associations. One will be in charge of the Revision of Statutes and the other in charge of Compensation.

A seminar will be organized for the presidents of the Member Associations to present to them the work of the Committee for the Revision of Statutes for their input before the finalization of the draft to be submitted to the Executive Committee and the General Assembly.

The composition of the ad hoc committees is as follows;

Committee for Revision of Statutes


Kwesi Nyantakyi (Ghana)


- Lamine Kaba Badjo (Gambia)

- Sita Sangare (Burkina Faso)

- Moses Magogo (Uganda)

- Mclean Letshwiti (Botswana)

- Edouard Ngaissona (Central African Republic)

- Elvis Chetty (Seychelles)

- Ahmed (Egypt)

Resource Persons: Ludovic Lomotsy (Advisor to the CAF President) and a FIFA consultant on Governance


Compensation Committee


Fouzi Lekjaa (Morocco)


- Monteiro Domingos Fernandes (Sao Tome)

- Ahmed Yahya (Mauritania)

- Hani Abo Rida (Egypt)

Resource Persons: Essam Ahmed (CAF Acting General Secretary), Mohamed El Sherei (CAF Finance Director)

5 - CAF Competitions Symposium

It will be organized in Morocco from 15-16 July 2017. The Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) has undertaken to bear the costs related to the organization of this symposium, which will bring together various stakeholders of African football (Players, Referees, Coaches, Media, Administrators ...). It will dwell on all the issues related to CAF competitions including organization, format and schedule.

It will be followed by a meeting of the CAF Executive Committee on the 17 July 2017, which will discuss among other things, the implementation of the main resolutions of the symposium. An Extraordinary CAF General Assembly is also scheduled for 18 July 2017 in Morocco.

6- Appointment of presidents and vice presidents of Standing Committees

A) Finance Committee

President: Fouzi Lekjaa (Morocco)

Vice-President: Monteiro Domingos Fernandes (Sao Tome)

B) Organising Committee for Africa Cup of Nations

President: Amaju Pinnick (Nigeria)

Vice-President: Philip Chiyangwa (Zimbabwe)

C) Organising Committee for African Nations Championship

President: Musa Bility (Liberia)

Vice-President: Wadie Jari (Tunisia)

D) Organizing Committee for Interclub Competitions

President: Fouzi Lekjaa (Morocco)

Vice-President: Mutassim Jaafar (Sudan)

E) Organising Committee for U-20 Africa Cup of Nations

President: Tarek Bouchamaoui (Tunisia)

Vice-President: Rui Da Costa (Angola)

(F) Organising Committee for Women's Football

President: Isha Johansen (Sierra Leone)

Vice-President: Moses Magogo (Uganda)

(G) Organising Committee for Futsal and Beach Soccer

President: Moses Magogo (Uganda)

Vice-President: Kalusha Bwalya (Zambia)

(H) Referees Committee

President: Souleiman Waberi (Djibouti)

Vice-President: Lim Kee Chong (Mauritius)

(I) Technical and Development Committee

President: Kalusha Bwalya (Zambia)

Vice-President: Souleiman Waberi (Djibouti)

(J) Committee for the Management of Club Licensing System

President: Leodegar Tenga (Tanzania)

Vice-President: Dany Jordaan (South Africa)

(K) Committee for Legal Affairs

President: Ahmed Yahya (Mauritania)

Vice-President: Augustin Senghor (Senegal)

L) Committee for Fair Play and Social Responsibility

President: Almamy Kabele Camara (Guinea)

Vice-President: Isha Johansen (Sierra Leone)

(M) Media Committee

President: Amaju Pinnick (Nigeria)

Vice-President: Hedi Hamel (Algeria)

N) Medical Committee

President: Adoum Djibrine (Chad)

Vice-President: Yacine Zerguini (Algeria)

O) Marketing and TV Committee

President: Danny Jordaan (South Africa)

Vice-President: Rui Da Costa (Angola)

7- CAF Organizational Chart

The new organizational chart, apart from the President’s cabinet made up of two advisors, makes a provision for three Deputy General Secretaries with specific functions;

• A Deputy General Secretary in charge of Administration, who oversees two branches: Finance and Services department, and Legal and Human resources department

• A Deputy General Secretary in charge of Football, who will have under his /her authority Technical Development Department and Competition Management

• A Deputy General Secretary in charge of Marketing and Communication with authority on Communication Management, Media, Marketing and TV.

There is also provision for the creation of a Compliance unit directly attached to the General Secretary

Uganda Beach Volleyball Commission is staging a National Beach Volleyball Tour at Lido beach, Entebbe this weekend to give its players platform to prepare for the forthcoming 2017 Africa Nations Cup in Maputo, Mozambique next month.

The beach volleyball commission chairman Mofaht Masaba said that the tour will be vital for Uganda to select one men and women team respectively to represent the country in Maputo next month.

Uganda had gone without beach volleyball for a year until fortnight ago when country hosted Africa zone five qualifiers where they picked silver(women) and bronze (men) to qualify for the 2017 Africa Nations Cup.

UVF expects to pick a pair from among Ivan Ongom, Emmanuel Kato, Dickens Otim for men and Peace Busingye, Margaret Namyalo, Eunice Nuwabigaba for women.

Standard Chartered Bank are champions of 2017 Corporate League that was held at the Cricket Oval in Kyambogo.

They defeated Parliament of Uganda football team that was captained by Kampala Central MP Muhammed Nsereko 2-0 in the final.

Raymond Ojok scored for parliament before Peter Assimwe and Edirisa Sserumu netted for Standard Chartered Bank.

The competition that had different disciplines attracted among others UHMG, Rolling Mills, Roofing Uganda Limited, Civicon, Hotel Africana and Pepsi to contest in different sports disciplines that include pool and fun games.

Ugandan representatives in the CAF Confederations Cup KCCA FC are drawn among the 12 unseeded teams in the competition.

The procedure for the draw of the 14th edition of the Total CAF Confederation Cup 2017 was approved by the CAF Interclubs Committee at its meeting in Cairo, Egypt.

The 16 qualified clubs have been ranked based on their performance in the continental club championships over the past five years.

Based on the ranking, TP Mazembe had 58 points, CS Sfaxien on 21 points, Zesco 15 points and FUS Rabat with 12 points and are thus placed in Pot 1.


A random draw will be conducted to determine the order of the semi-final and final matches. 


Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Denis Onyango walked away with Man of the Match after he made series of save as his club Mamelodi Sundowns beat Golden Arrows 2-0 in the Absa premier soccer league at the Princess Magogo Stadium.

In a classy performance, Onyango showed it when he first denied Arrows’ Kudakwashe Mahashe a chance in a one-on-one situation in the box.

In the second time, Onyango deprived Mahashe of a chance from close range in the 58th minute as Sundowns took a lead a minute later when Kekana blasted a well-placed shot into the net.

As time ran out for Arrows, Onyango stopped Nkanyiso Cele's goal-bound shot.

Remember Onyango is the reigning African player of the year.

The win helped Onyango’s club Sundowns move to the top of the league table with 50points from 24 matches.

Uganda Cranes coach Micho Sredejovic has named a squad of 22 national team players who are expected to tour a West Nile t Saturday and Sunday.

The team will play football a match under the Cranes na mutima promotion of the national team with a West Nile Select at Bar Okoro Stadium in Paidha.

In line with promoting young talent, Micho has six FUFA Big League and two University Football League players accompanying 14 Uganda Premier League players on the trip.

The Uganda Cranes toured Eastern Region town of Kamuli in March, 2017 and won in their first trip of the year 3-0.

The Squad

Goalkeepers: Tom Ikara (Kirinya-Jinja S.S) and Muhammed Ssekebba (Mbarara City)

Full Backs: Allan Drajuwa (Kirinya-Jinja S.S), Fred Okot (URA), Yayo Lutimba (Express), Hassan Musana (BUL)

Central Defenders: Rashid ‘Mertsacker’ Toha (Onduparaka), Julius Mutyaba (URA), Ibrahim Kibumba (Police), Brian Nsubuga (Masavu)

Central Midfielders: Victor Aweko (Bright Stars), Hudu Mulikyi (URA), Nicholas Kasozi (Synergy), Pius Obuya (Maroons)

Attacking Midfielders: Shafiq Kagimu (URA), Joseph Ssemujju (Express), Rahmat Senfuka (URA), Saddam Juma (Express)

Strikers: Shaban Muhammed (Onduparaka), Brian Aheebwa (Mbarara City), Anwar Ntege (Ndejje University), Patrick Kaddu (Maroons), Steven Mukwala (Kampala University), Brian Lubega (Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi).


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