Administration of FUFA Women Elite (FWEL) League clubs is headed for finer times according to participants of the FUFA Club Management course.
The week long course tailored at polishing and equipping FWEL club CEO’s with modern football administration and management skills started on Monday with representatives from different clubs. It is only FWEL champions Kawempe muslim, UCU Lady Cardinals and Uganda Martyrs H/S WFC that have not had a representative for the course in progress at FUFA House, Mengo.
At the end of the course, successful participants will become FUFA Certified CEOs in Management and Administration of football.
It is a requirement for all clubs in the Azam Uganda Premier League, FUFA Big League and FUFA Women Elite League to have a certified football CEO trained by FUFA.
The course has also attracted representatives from Uganda Sports Press Association, Uganda Football Players’ Association, Nyamityobora, Police FC and Maroons.
The course modules are; Football Administration, Management, Event Planning, Football Marketing, Communications inFootball, Finance, FUFA and FIFA Activities.
Some of the female participants L-R Kampala Queens’ Phoebe Lunkuse, Sarah Birungi (Course Coordinator), Western United’s Nabyonga Rosemary and Olila Women H/S WFC’s Apunyo Sarah Olila are part of the FWEL club management course going on at FUFA House.
Participants applauded FUFA for the course;
Bogere Mesach, She Mak St;
“It is very advantageous for us to be having this course and we are going to put into practice everything that we have learnt. I thank FUFA so much for organizing this course because it is going to improve women football management and administration in the country.”
Kimera Ibrahim, She Corporates;
“The course is so wonderful. We are enjoying and grasping each and detail being taught to us and feel my team is going to benefit a lot. This course has made me realize that we have been running a team (without proper structures) not a club.”
Apunyo Sarah Olila, CEO- Olila H/S WFC;
“I am excited about this course FUFA has organized. It’s going to equip us with better managerial skills that are going to transform management of our clubs to a certain level of professionalism”
Masembe Daniel Nteyaffe, Rines SS WFC;
“I am so glad that we are having this course and truly appreciate FUFA for caring about the development of women football by finding it necessary to train and equip club CEO’s with skills that are going to help us improve on the way we manage the clubs.”
Kayemba Charles Lwanga, Ajax Queens Bulenga;
“I feel so much delighted about this course because it has taught us better ways of managing our clubs. It has taught us that with even meager resources we can still be professional. If each of the clubs implements what we have learnt here we are surely graced for a better league because teams are going to benefit from this.”
Nabyonga Rosemary, CEO-Western United;
“This course will enlighten us so much aspects of club management that are going to help us streamline every detail to the benefit of clubs and women football in the country at large. It is such an honor for women football managers to be having this course, a big thank you to FUFA.”
Ojuk Nasur, CEO-Eastern Heroes:
I am very happy about the course. I have learnt a lot of things that I am going to use to improve our club. I thank FUFA especially the president for caring about the development of women football”