Futsal Association Uganda shall partner with the Abenakyo Foundation to push and facilitate growth of Women Futsal in the country.
The 2018 Miss Uganda and 2018 Miss World Africa – Quiin Abenakyo through her foundation ‘Abenakyo foundation’ has reached a preliminary understanding for both entities to join hands and promote Futsal through pushing for girl child and women participation in the sport.
As a key pillar in the recently rolled out 2021-2025 strategic plan, FAU focuses in among other priorities to grow the involvement of Women in Futsal across areas of playing, administration, coaching and refereeing.
“Today we have had an engagement with Abenakyo and the Abenakyo foundation,” FAU’s Najjuko Sumaiya said.
“She has given us an opportunity about how we can partner to involve more women in the game across the country so that they can compete at levels like the Olympics so that they can flourish.”
“We call upon parents to encourage their girl children to participate in the sport as it’s one of the fast growing sports and with space for participation for the women,”
The partnership shall also double as Corporate Social Responsibility for both brands as a drive to empower women and grow their involvement in sports in general.