Uganda Boxing Federation (UBF) in trying to take a new look of professionalism in administration, clubs’ administrators, hanve had a three day management retreat held from the the 23rd to the 25th of March 2018 at Maria Flo Hotel in Masaka.
KCCA, COBAP, Makindye, KBC, Zana, Lubya, Kololo, Bogie, Kololo High, Scorpion, East Coast, Naguru, Mukono, Kalinabari, Rise and Shine, Power, Najja, LBC, Katwe Combined, UPDF, Police, Kigwe, Gideon, Zebra, Busabala, Bwaise, Lukanga, among other Boxing clubs.
A five-year strategic plan was unveiled to the clubs by the UBF boss, Moses Muhangi, with too much emphasis on six areas, which included; Marketing and Branding, technical development, competitions, membership and fan base expansion, infrastructure development and corporate governance and administration.
The main speakers at the workshop were; Justine Lijalingi the (CEO of Uganda Cricket Association), Gordon Mundeyithe (Uganda Premier League Marketing boss), Godfrey Ojoko (from the FUFA legal team), and Moses Muhangi (UBF President), who all lectured the clubs’ representatives in the six areas of the unveiled strategic plan.
“The theme of this workshop is mainly for strengthening our leadership, both at the federation level and clubs. We mainly wanted to share ideas to come up with a very good work plan, that will, in turn, give us an objective and goals to achieve. We have had good ideas and according to the state in which we found Boxing, we are moving forward to make it a great game,” said Moses Muhangi, the UBF President.
As the administrators ended their workshop, they resolved to come up with a guiding paper on which they will adopt their work strategy, this they called The Masaka Declaration which included key areas such formation of a secretariat, reorganization of the clubs and review of the constitution (see documents for full masaka declaration)
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