Thursday September 4 2014

Tolerant Magogo bent on salvaging SuperSport deal

By Elvis Senono


Fufa president Moses Magogo has credited the reconciliatory approach embraced by his regime for helping him complete his first year in office.

Speaking at a press conference to mark his first year at the helm of Fufa yesterday, Magogo who took office on August 31 last year, explained that tolerating dissenting views has enabled the federation overcome many challenges.

“One day Asaph Mwebaze (Maroons coach) is taking us to court, the following day he is at Fufa House discussing football development,” stated Magogo before explaining that the federation’s desire for football development was behind their decision to enter talks with Uganda Super League (USL) management.

“Despite what seemed like irreconcilable differences between USL and Fufa, we have agreed to co-operate with them in order to obtain resources for the elite league from the sale of television rights to Super Sport,” he added.

“This came at the risk of internal disagreements and name-calling but considering the objective, it is a risk worth undertaking.”