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Youth Football: FUFA identifies 13 teams for FIFA Analysis Talent Development project

Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has identified 13 teams that will be used for the FIFA analysis of football eco-system for talent development in Uganda.

In a circular dated 3rd June 2020,  the FUFA Football Development Director Ali Mwebe elaborated this new FIFA initiative aimed at helping member associations to bridge the gap in top national team performance, giving each talented player a chance and reaching its full potential in men and women football competitions.

There are three leading academies, four girls football teams, five boys football teams and one football team that combines both boys as well as girls.

Vipers Junior Team player Ivan Ashaba in action against Onduparaka Junior Team during the 2018 FUFA Juniors League final at Lugogo.

The leading academies catergory has Vipers Junior Team, KCCA Junior Team and Kampala Junior Team.

The teams under Girls Football are Kawempe Muslim Secondary School, Uganda Martyrs High School Rubaga, Taggy High School and Isra Soccer Academy.

In Boys Football; Rays of Grace Junior Academy, Alfa Football Academy, Sparta 09 Football Academy, Lion Sport Soccer Academy Ntungamo and Kasese Bronken Sports Academy.

Edgars Youth Programme combines both Boys & Girls Football.

For the year 2020, FIFA has set to analyse the global football eco-system with analysis in each of the participating Member Associations to develop a better global understanding of talent development for boys and girls, to make observations that match the national reality in recent years and to identify critical success factors. Each of the 13 teams that will be engaged online for the above analysis by FIFA through a Belgian Company “double pass”. – Ali Mwebe, FUFA Football Development Director

Ali Mwebe- FUFA Football Development Director

Each of the selected teams has up to Monday June 8, 2020 as deadline to confirm their participation.

Leading Academies:

  • Vipers Junior Team
  • KCCA Junior Team
  • Kampala Junior Team

Girls Football:

  • Kawempe Muslims Secondary School
  • Uganda Martyrs High School
  • Taggy High School
  • Isra Soccer Academy

Boys Football

  • Rays of Grace Junior Academy
  • Alfa Football Academy
  • Sparta 09 Football Academy
  • Lion Sport Soccer Academy
  • Kasese Bronken Sports Academy

Boys & Girls Football:

  • Edgars Youth Programme