CAF increases funding to FUFA

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) and other football Federations in Africa will start receiving Shs 750 million annually from the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

According to a communication from CAF late on Tuesday the Executive Committee that sat in Cairo between April 11-12 decided that the money is increased from Shs 350 million (US$100,000) to Shs 750 million.

“The CAF Executive Committee unanimously approved the decision to increase the grant allocated to affiliated National Associations from US$ 100,000 to US$ 200,000,” said the communication.

However out of the total amount, Shs 75 million (US$20,000) is meant to cater for the FA Presidents’ personal expenses.  CAF also explained that the executive Committee dismissed the Egyptian Amr Fahmy because of misconduct and appointed Mouad Hajji as new CAF General Secretary.

The Executive Committee which also has Uganda FA President, Moses Magogo also decided that an external audit for both organizational and financial will be conducted.

After stripping Ethiopia as hosts for the 2020 Total Africa Nations Championship (CHAN), the executive awarded Cameroon the hosting rights and also made a substantial increase in the prize money for the Total Africa Cup of Nations 2019.