It’s the fundamental execution of ideas to see that the game of football can realize the desired mileage. We as football diehards have persistently talked about several aspects through which the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) can employ to realize the best of its strategies nonetheless through seniority, experience, technical knowledge, and political free leadership of its member associations however though others paid off yet others have not.
Eastern Region Football Association (ERFA) is one of the eight FUFA regions that has seemed to be one of the feeders when it comes to football deliverance and even before this current football constitution was amended, the federation had its biggest number of the executive members coming from Eastern region.
The AGM was held at Executive Hotel in Bugiri.
ERFA has 15 District Football Associations (DFAs)-Jinja, Kamuli, Iganga, Bugiri, Mbale, Mayuge, Buyende, Namayingo, Namutumba, Busia, Tororo, Butaleja, Sironko, Budaka and Kibuku.
However at the end of the assembly four new districts Kaliro, Palisa, Kapchorwa and Bulambuli were admitted.
Communication from the regional chairman
Strategy and way forward
On his deliberation to the Assembly, the regional chairman Mr. Isa Musiwa highlighted a number of issues to be tackled during his reign.
‘Teamwork and creativity will see us through our term successfully’ said Musiwa
The chairperson also said he is proud of having completed his first year successfully.
The chairperson pledged to put emphasis on the following, a functional regional that was moved from Mbale to Iganga, organizing courses in administration, refereeing and coaching for various groups in the region, taking the game to the grassroots-which involves tapping new talent and improving on youth football. Musiwa also wants an improved communications system for the region.
The chairman also emphasized that the women’s soccer league has already been established with kick off set for September.
In his conclusive remarks the chairperson commended FUFA for extending its helping hand towards the development of the game in the region. He told delegates that the region will benefit more as they have a representative Sam Lwere on the FUFA Executive when he presents their ideas.
He also thanked Bidco Uganda Uganda Limited (BUL) for sponsoring the Regional competitions and other regional affairs whenever approached for assistance and promised to maintain this relationship.
The FUFA president was represented by Executive Committee member Sam Lwere who acted as the chief guest.
Reigning Executive Committee of the Eastern region Football Association
Isa Musiwa- Chairperson Oonyu Olupot- 1st Vice-Chairperson Muyinda Crispus- 2nd Vice-Chairperson Mwangu Hussein- Member Isaac Mpanso- Member Muzale Gersom- Member Wanyama Andrew- Member Makubuya Janet- Member Magambo Abdi Tom-CEO
Main Photo: A photo moment of all participants of the Eastern Region Football Association AGM in Bugiri.