Ugandan Referees Get FIFA Badges for 2023


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On Friday, a total of 24 referees from 11-a-side football, futsal, and beach soccer were approved and received FIFA badges and equipment for this year.

While speaking at the function held at the FUFA complex, FUFA president MP Magogo Moses Hassim handed over the badges to the referees.

Magogo was flanked by FUFA second vice president Darius Mugoye, FUFA third vice president Hon. Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi, and FUFA executive committee members Ronnie Kalema and Rogers Mulindwa.

Other officials included FUFA referees’ standing committee chairperson Brian Miiro, FUFA deputy CEO for football Decolas Kiiza, and Uganda Premier League CEO Bernard Bainamani.

FUFA president Magogo urged the 24 referees to maintain fitness and integrity at all times, stating that they have been identified as FIFA referees, therefore they have to conduct themselves in a manner that befits an international referee.

“You are going to make mistakes because you are human, but these three principles must be maintained at all times.” Fitness, integrity, and performance When you’re a FIFA referee, you have to conduct yourself in a manner that befits an international referee. “Avoid being in situations that are going to expose you,” Magogo said.

Brian Miiro Nsubuga, the chairperson of the referees’ standing committee, expressed confidence in the referees, stating that it’s such a determined team that has undergone various trainings and is ready to execute their work.

Below is a complete list of the 24 Ugandan FIFA-certified referees for 2023.

Male center referees: Mashood Ssali, Ali Sabilla Chelangat, William Oloya, Lucky Razaake Kasalirwe, and George Olemu.

Male assistant referees: Ronald Katenya, Okello Lee, Isabel Masembe, Hakim Mulindwa, Emmanuel Okudra, and Timothy Gumisiriza Karusigarira.

Futsal referees: Brian Emmy Nsubuga and Isaac Sengendo .

Beach Soccer: Ivan Kintu Bayige, Muhammad Ssenteza, Kennedy Kawagga Bazirio, and Joel Chote Munyendoh

Female centre  Referees: Shamirah Nabadda, Habiba Naigaga, and Diana Murungi

Female assistant referees: Lydia Nantabo Wanyama, Marex Nakitto, Nkumbi, Jane Mutonyi, and Elizabeth Nassolo.


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