Obote was named among the 15 members of the executive committee when Moses Hassim Magogo was re-elected FUFA President during the General Assembly held at the Wash and Wills Hotel in Mbale on Saturday.
Magogo who is also the Member of Parliament for Budiope East, Buyende District made it clear that although football has registered a lot of success under his leadership, a lot more can be achieved as a team together with the executive.
Obua said this at the Wash and Wills Hotel in Mbale where the 97th FUFA General Assembly is taking place. Obua made it clear that FUFA is the best run sports body in the country and other Federations should go and benchmark from them.
Prichard will now work with former Mbale heroes and Express FC player Bobic Odowa as his first assistant. He comes to Mbale heroes after serving at Kasese New Villa, Kigezi Home Boys and the Rwenzori province in the FUFA drum tournament.
Mbale Table Tennis Club has produced national and international table tennis stars like Gilton Chelibe now at SGK in Germany, Halima Nambozo who is currently in Australia, Ludia Natunga of KIU, Alex Wakumameli of KIU and Ivan Wamusi, the number one seed in Uganda among others.
Israel Koboi, the Chairperson Bamasaba Sisimukha Club, says 26 of the forty teams are from Uganda. He says the teams from Uganda and Kenya will be playing separately, adding that the winning team from Uganda will face the winners in Kenya.
According to Mafabi, each of the zones will produce four teams that will compete at the district level. He explains that they decided to split the competition in zones because of the high number of teams that have registered.
In his speech, Godfrey Kakungulu, the Eastern Uganda Sports Press Association hailed the different stakeholders for their support for the tournament. He said their key priority is to widen the talents pool by increasing football participation at the junior and youth levels.