FUFA CEO Edgar Watson Announces Details for the 100th Ordinary General Assembly in Wakiso District

FUFA CEO Edgar Watson has confirmed the date, district, and Regional Football Association that will host the 100th FUFA Ordinary General Assembly.

In a notice to all stakeholders, the FUFA CEO confirmed that the Ordinary General Assembly will be held on Friday, 4th October 2024, in Wakiso District (Buganda Regional Football Association).

“Notice is hereby given to all FUFA members, Delegates, and stakeholders that the 100th FUFA Ordinary General Assembly shall be held on Friday, 4th October 2024, in Wakiso District, Buganda Region,” reads the notice.

It should be noted that the assembly is organized in accordance with the FUFA Statutory guidelines.

Members Associations and Delegates are notified of the venue and date three months prior to the Assembly.

The Assembly is hosted on a rotational basis with each of the eight regions of FUFA given an opportunity upon a decision by the FUFA Executive Committee.

Regions that have hosted the FUFA Ordinary General Assemblies since 2013 include Jinja (Eastern Region FA) in 2013, Lira (Northern Region FA) in 2014, Soroti (North East Region FA) in 2015, Luweero (Buganda Region FA) in 2016, Masindi (Kitara Region FA) in 2017, Kabale (Western Region FA) in 2018, Adjumani (West Nile Region FA) in 2019, Nakawa DFA (Kampala Region FA) in 2020, Mbale DFA (Eastern Region FA) in 2021, Gulu DFA (Northern Region FA) in 2022, Moroto DFA (North East Region FA) in 2023, and Wakiso DFA (Buganda Region FA) in 2024.

The Ordinary Members of FUFA include the 16 FUFA Super League clubs, the FUFA Big League, the FUFA Women National Leagues, the eight Regional Associations, the Uganda Football Players Association, the Uganda Women Football Association, the Uganda Football Coaches Association, the Uganda Football Referees Association, the Uganda Beach-Soccer Association, the Uganda Schools Football Association, the Uganda Youth Football Association, and the Futsal Association of Uganda.

About the Ordinary FUFA General Assembly:

The Ordinary FUFA General Assembly is the supreme and legislative body of football in Uganda, comprised of 34 members (Associations) represented by 88 delegates.

The Assembly takes place annually, where delegates convene to review activities carried out in the previous twelve months and plan for the future.

According to Article 21 (2) of the FUFA Statutes and Regulations, the FUFA President conducts business at the General Assembly in compliance with the standing orders.

Some of the key areas addressed in the FUFA Ordinary General Assembly include activity reports, financial statements, approval of budgets, admission of new members, and dismissal of members, among others.

Prior to the Ordinary FUFA General Assembly, all Member Associations convene independent annual assemblies in accordance with the FUFA Statutes. This allows resolutions and reports from Members Associations to be agreed on before they are presented in the FUFA General Assembly for discussions.