Kabaddi Federation of Uganda

The Kabaddi Federation of Uganda (KFU) is the governing body of Kabaddi in Uganda.[2]Kabaddi, is a contact sport, native to the Indian subcontinent.[3]: 305  The Kabaddi Federation of Uganda was founded in 2017[4] and its affiliated to International Kabaddi Federation since 2017.[5] It organises both the men as well the women's national Kabaddi team and organises the Uganda Kabaddi League.[5][6]

KFU
Kabaddi Federation Uganda
AbbreviationKFU
Founded1 January 2017; 5 years ago (2017-01-01)
Founded atRubaga, Kampala
TypeFederation of national associations
Legal statusNot-for-profit
PurposeSport governance
HeadquartersNalukolongo, Rubaga
Coordinates00°18′11″N 32°33′11″E / 0.30306°N 32.55306°E / 0.30306; 32.55306
Region served
Uganda
Membership
10 clubs
Official languages
English
Aminah Buyinza[1]
General Secretary
Edgar Mujuni
Head Of Partnerships
Jacob Kato
Websitewww.kabaddifu.co.ug

LocationEdit

The Kabaddi Federation of Uganda headquarters is located on Plot 12/16, Mapeera road, Nalukolongo, Rubaga Division in Kampala District.[7][8]

OrganisationEdit

In February 2019, the National Council Of Uganda certified the Kabaddi Federation of Uganda as one of the sports in the country.[9][10]

CompetitionEdit

In November 2019, Uganda Kabaddi team competited in the Junior World Kabaddi Championship which took place in Iran.[11][12][13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kabaddi: President Hajjati Aminah Mukasa Reveals Next Plans After Lockdown Lift". Nimsport Uganda. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  2. ^ S, Akila; Chinnadurai, D. (2017). "Traditional Kabaddi Vs Techno Kabaddi". SSRN Electronic Journal. doi:10.2139/ssrn.3417056. ISSN 1556-5068.
  3. ^ Sen, Ronojoy (27 October 2015). Nation at Play: A History of Sport in India. Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-53993-7.
  4. ^ "Uganda starting to make a name for itself in kabaddi". DTNext.in. Retrieved 2020-11-25.[dead link]
  5. ^ a b "Kabaddi Is On Ground". newvision.co.ug. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  6. ^ "Kabadi: Uganda scoops silver at East Africa Women's Championship". kawowo.com. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  7. ^ "www.ncs.go.ug/content/kabadi-federation-uganda-kfu". ncs.go.ug. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  8. ^ "NCS recorgnises American Football, two other Sports". PML Daily. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  9. ^ "National Council of Sports certifies three more sports associations". kawowo.com. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  10. ^ "sportsoceanug.com/2019/02/07/ncs-certifies-three-new-sports-federations/". sportsoceanug.com. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  11. ^ "16 states to attend 1st Junior World Kabaddi Championship in Iran - IRNA English". en.irna.ir. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  12. ^ "Iran to Host 1st Junior World Kabaddi Championship". iraqnews.net. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  13. ^ "Kabaddi National Team Eyeing World Cup". newvision.co.ug. Retrieved 2020-11-25.

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