U15 Youth tournament opened in Jinja which attracted more than 25 participating teams from all over the country.
It was opened by FUFA President Mr. Lawrence Mulindwa whereby he gave out 2 balls to participating teams and the winner will walk away with 2 million shillings.
Acompanying the FUFA President is Mr. Jeff Serunjogi Director St. Juliana High School Gayaza and Fufa Vice President in charge of youth Mr. Bernald Ogwel
Uganda Youth Football Association-UYFA has embarked on its 2nd U15 National youth league with regional qualifiers in Northern, Eastern, Central and Western regions respectively.Each region shall be represented by on TWO qualified Academy and the Five Kampala Divisions shall also be represnted by TWO qualified Academies to the National championship that shall be held from 17th and 18th December 2010 at Old Kampala Secondary School grounds.
Secondary, UYFA and its partner Reach Out for Hope based in Seattle USA have a soccer clinic that shall be in Kasana Luwero from 22nd January 2011 and this is when they will hand over the equipment they have collected from the United States Schools for Ugandan registered Soccer Academies and school at the function a representative from the ministry of Education and Sports and Federation of Uganda Football Associations-FUFA Limitedrespectively shall receive the equipment and hand them over to UYFA.
Also Buganda Youth Football Associations-BUYOFA and the registered Academies shall have an U17 Kampala-Wakiso youth league named after the reknown sports man the late Canon Rev. Polycarp Kakooza Kibuuka. This tournament is under the Department of sports ministry of Education and Sports Buganda Kingdom.
It was started by Ssemugenyi Abdu Sulaiman and the Family of the late Kakooza in 2008 that attracted 15 teams and it was won by Equatoria Academy Kawempe but 2009 it was not organised due to lack of sponsorship.
BUYOFA and the ministry of Education Buganda Kingdom appreciated the Managing Director Quality Chemical LTD Katwe who sponsored it at its inception and the league was held in Lubiri Mengo for two months.
UYFA and BUYOFA appeals to individuals and companies to kindly come out and sponsor this tournaments for talent identification,promotion and Development to have future good responsible citizens and national team