Has FUFA CEO Edgar Watson Resigned?

Unconfirmed reports have alleged that FUFA CEO Edgar Watson has stepped down.

Local website Football-256 broke the news that have since made rounds on social media, adding that Edgar will be appointed the first Vice President in charge of administration.

However, the Federation has since refuted all claims.

This, is the latest development from Mengo since the Federation head Moses Magogo stepped aside temporarily to enable FIFA carry out thorough investigations about the inappropriate use of the 2014 World Cup tickets.

Happy times: Magogo (left) and Watson.

“Dear stakeholders, I have seen incorrect information circulating on social media about my position at FUFA,” reads a tweet from Edgar. “I wish to state fbaf I am doing my work as CEO of FUFA. Please disregard any information that is not from my or FUFA official forum. Thank you.”

When approached to comment about the matter, FUFA spokesperson Ahmed Hussein noted:

“It’s our cardinal role as FUFA to keep sharing educative information about football administration and management. The Executive of FUFA is elected into office and approved by the Assembly for a 4 year term. CEO of FUFA can’t become VP unless he is a Delegate and can’t hold both positions of CEO/VP and Delegate.”

Edgar is a former captain of Uganda Cranes and SC Villa. He won the league title seven titles with Jogoos.

He was the National team coordinator in 2006. He was named the technical director from 2008 to 2009 before becoming the Federation’s CEO.

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