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FUFA to elect regional delegates

By Swalley Kenyi

Added 17th May 2017 04:45 PM

Election of the delegates for regional chairpersons, delegates and special interest groups starts Thursday

FUFA’s electoral committee has declared over 100 regional football associations and special interest groups for national football elections.

The special interest groups that will participate in regional elections to pick officials to represent regions at national level include youth football association, coaches, ex-internationals, academies and referees associations.

Election of the delegates for regional chairpersons, delegates and special interest groups for the eight regions slated for three days starting Thursday (18th -20th May 2017) take place at various venues around the country.

Meanwhile the electoral committee has also announced that presidential candidates intending to contest the forthcoming elections in August will have to part with sh9m as a nomination fee among other requirements, chairman Sam Bakiika has revealed.

Aspirants for the office will have to submit their nomination papers together with a list 13 executive members including themselves for vetting where FEC will have to accept or decline them as a team.

According to Bakiika, each of the candidates for FUFA executive positions except the presidential aspirant will pay sh500,000 at its previously been. The presidential aspirants will part with sh3m up from sh2m previously to contest the office.

Bakiiba also announced that candidates contesting national offices will pay between sh100,000 and sh200,000 in nominations fees to participate in the elections.

Successful candidates at the national level will represent their respective constituencies at the FUFA General Assembly in Masindi on August 5.

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