Sport
UTA rolls out five-year plan
Publish Date: Feb 07, 2014
UTA rolls out five-year plan
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Shafik Ssenoga

  • Establish a fully functioning Uganda Tennis Association (UTA) secretariat at Lugogo Tennis Center at a cost of sh5.4m
  • Develop tennis in schools, institutions of higher learning and clubs at sh1m
  • Re-brand UTA and improve visibility of and awareness about tennis across the country at sh2.2m 
  • Regular funding and sponsorship of tennis development programmes, tournaments and other events with support expected to come from Government and the private sector at sh179.5m
  • Create a framework for continuous development of technical aspects of tennis among coaches, players, and officials at sh1,3b
  • The association’s five-year plan is estimated to cost sh 2.7b

Uganda Tennis Association (UTA) has devised a five-year plan geared at uplifting the game across the country.

This plan, scheduled to start this year, will run until the 2018 season.

UTA treasurer Victor Drile told New Vision that the plan caters for coaches, players, schools, institutions of higher learning and development programmes.

“The plan will help us improve the game across the country,” Drile stated.

The plan is estimated to cost sh2,765,173,700. The UTA executive elected during the body’s general assembly in Kampala last year, drew the plan. 

The executive, led by former national player Cedric Babu, put together the plan after a series of consultations.

Babu’s team will liase with a number of stakeholders to execute the plan.

UTA will also seek financial support from Government and the private sector in a bid to implement the plan.

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
UHA, NCS battle for control of Lugogo hockey pitch
Uganda Hockey Association (UHA) chairman Dunstan Nsubuga is bitter over National Council of Sports (NCS) ‘arrogance and misuse’ of the austral turf pitch at Lugogo....
Council of Europe calls for revote on
A report by the Council of Europe, adopted on Tuesday, has called on FIFA to revote on the "radically flawed" decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar....
UPDF moves to embrace badminton
Uganda Badminton Association (UBA) will promote para badminton in a bid to have a large contingent of team Uganda for the World Championships slated for August this year, and to the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan....
Cup of Nations quarter-finals in venue switch
The Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals scheduled to be played in Ebebiyin and Mongomo have been moved to the largest city Bata and capital Malabo respectively, the Confederation of African Football announced on Tuesday....
Boban robbed at gun point, Massa on demand
Former SC Villa and Bunamwaya midfielder Boban Zirintusa should continue praying to his God after surviving an armed robbery in Johannesburg last week....
AFCON: Tunisia, DR Congo into quaterfinals
TUNISIA and DR Congo became the latest two teams to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Monday after playing out a 1-1 draw in Bata...
Is gambling the cause of poverty amomg youth?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter