A total of eight Ugandan officials have been appointed to officiate at the inaugural CAF Women’s Champions League CECAFA Qualifiers 2021 campaign.
These encompass members from the zone secretariat, general coordinators and match officials.
According to FUFA, the match officials will be headed by the federation’s competition’s director Hajjat Aisha Nalule whose appointment as the match commissioner was earlier earlier this year.
Three FIFA match referees will officiate at this particular tournament including a centre referee Shamirah Nabadda alongside Lydia Nantabo and Marex Nkumbi Nakitto who together will work as assistant referees.
A retired FIFA referee Catherine Adipo has also been assigned as a member of the referees committee, which is charged with the responsibility of oversight.
The FUFA Football Development Officer Ali Mwebe has been appointed as one of the general coordinators of this contingent.
Andrew Jackson Oryada will be a member of the marketing and media team while Leila Nankya who serves as FUFA events manager has been appointed as the head of protocol at the tournament.
The CAF Women’s Champions League Qualifiers commence this Saturday 28th August in Nairobi, Kenya and a total of eight teams from the CECAFA region will take part.
FUFA Women Super League champions will represent Uganda in Group A alongside Tanzania’s Simba Queens, FAD FC from Djibouti and PVP FC from Burundi.
The eventual champions of the tournament will represent CECAFA region in the inaugural CAF Women Champions League that will be hosted in Cairo Egypt later this year.