Beach Soccer Worldwide (BSWW) the global beach soccer body whose headquarters are in Barcelona, Spain has invited the chairman of Uganda Beach Soccer Association (UBSA) Deo Mutabazi to attend a series of annual beach soccer events in Dubai from 2nd to 6th November 2021.
Mutabazi who doubles as the 1st Vice President of the continental body the African Beach Soccer Union (ABSU) whose headquarters are in Abuja, Nigeria will attend a high level beach soccer workshop, the launch of the beach soccer season 2022 at Dubai Sports Council amphitheater and the beach soccer stars global awards.
The invitation signed by the president of Beach soccer worldwide Mr . Joan Cusco is a big opportunity for the game in Uganda and Africa in general. The beach soccer season launch includes detailed debate on the amendments in the laws of the game as well as the prestigious intercontinental Beach soccer tournament at Kite beach, Dubai.
Africa will be represented by two delegates in Dubai, Mr. Hedeija Muhmud, president of African Beach Soccer Union and Mutabazi Deo the first vice president of the African Beach Soccer Union.
Uganda Sand Cranes star Emmanuel Wasswa Alex was shortlisted among the best 100 beach soccer players in the world. It’s not a mean achievement for Fufa and Uganda to have a candidate among the world’s best.
Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) is credited for supporting and developing the game of beach soccer in Uganda.
In the latest global beach soccer rankings, Uganda performed very well and jumped from 88th position globally to 37th. And from 13th in Africa to 6th position.
Beach Soccer is one of the fastest growing sport in Uganda. Among the competitions ran includes; National leagues Men and women, inter-university beach soccer championship, National Schools tournament, Cup tournaments, The youths competitions, Corporate tournaments and National team engagements.