Magogo Should Step Aside

Katwe United president and Makindye west Member of Parliament elect Allan Ssewanyana has entered the race to become the next Federation of Uganda Football Association ( FUFA) president.

The development was revealed on Monday morning by Ssewanyana at the Katwe United head offices in Makindye.

” I want to make football an enjoyable environment for all the Stakeholders involved in it which the incumbent has failed to achieve”

“I am presenting myself as a candidate for the position of FUFA President at the next General Assembly. We must make football an enjoyable environment for every stakeholder including myself, players, investors, coaches, sponsors, media and fans,” Ssewanyana told Journalists.

Ssewanyana’s announcement comes less than a week after the incumbent Moses Magogo confirmed that he would be returning for a third term.

Magogo Should Step Aside

Magogo has been FUFA president since 2013 when he replaced Lawrence Mulindwa who had served Ugandan soccer for two terms.

Meanwhile, this isn’t the first time Ssewanyana has expressed ambitions to take the FUFA main seat as in 2017 elections, his bid was eliminated on technicalities leaving Magogo to win unopposed.

Commonly known as ‘Omusajja wa Bwino’, Ssewanyana an elected Member of Parliament for Makindye Division West saw his bid eliminated on technicalities in the 2013 elections.

Magogo who will be going for the third term, has been unopposed in 2013 and 2017 elections. His tenure will expire in August 31, 2021.

Allan’s resolutions to Magogo;

The honorable member of Parliament has asked Magogo to step down at the end of his term since he is under investigations by FIFA for violating ban imposed on him by FIFA.

Magogo to show all the necesaary accountability within seven days from the day of the press conference.

Allan Ssewanyana says that it is high time Uganda started installing character into football leadership, principles as a nation to have transparent and accountable leaders.