UYSA official press release- 27/08/2012
Congratulations to Our Academy Country Director Ivan Kakembo for his election who has been elected as the Vice chairman of the Uganda Youth Football association – UYFA ,to head all academies in Uganda. The UYFA is an umbrella body of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations , founded on 31st May,2008 after the Federation of Uganda Youth Football Associations-FUFA putting up a five man constitution draft committee to come up with the youth football guiding document that shall regulate their activities throughout the country, Register all youth football groups, Academies, Teams and Schools of Excellences throughout the country.
more details can be found at http://ugandayouthfootball.webnode.com/
Ivan brings a lot of his youth football management and administration skills dating 1996 as a youth football coach of Uganda s leading secondary school football power house Kibuli Secondary school and also working with a lot of local and international football academies and also bringing a lot of experience from the professional management and administration of the Uganda Youth Soccer Academy which exists to raise the next generation of Ugandan leaders by pursuing excellence in academic and Sports skills of Orphaned Boys and Girls, integrity in conduct and moral values so that each child will become a responsible and productive citizen of Uganda.
Photo: Ivan with Anthony David, the director of Grassroot Football at Arsenal Football Club UK
Russell Horsley the Director of Lilleshall International Football Academy UK wrote:
Congratulations on your new position with your FA, you must be very proud and also excited by the opportunities this will provide you to develop the game in Uganda. I cannot think of a better person to take on this role and hopefully I / we can make a small contribution towards helping you develop the game in Uganda.