FUFA has confirmed receipt of Shs4.7b from government as the final installment; bringing the total sum provided to the federation to a tune of Shs9.46b (Shs9,466,875,379) for the Financial Year 2018/19.
The funds among others will be used for preparation of the Uganda Cranes and settlement of arrears attached to the team’s engagements.
‘I thank H.E President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni, Ministry of Finance, Minister of State for Sports Hon. Charles Bakabulindi, National Council of Sports and various Government organs for playing a key role in the release of the funds,” noted said FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo in a statement on Thursday. “We are glad to receive this timely support from government as two National teams are already in camp preparing for international tournaments due next month,” added Magogo.
Two Uganda Cranes Squads are in camp preparing for the AFCON Finals in Egypt and COSAFA Tournament in South Africa.