KAMPALA Uganda (Xinhua) --
The Uganda government has
instructed the national football governing body to make
a financial account of all sponsorship the revenues or
Bakkabulindi, minister of state for sports told Xinhua
in a recent interview the Federation of Uganda Football
Associations (FUFA) has to account for money it gets
from sponsors, Confederation of African Football and the
Federation of International Football Association (FIFA).
He said by
end of July 13, the accountability must be sent to the
do so will result into severe repercussions from this
office,” the minister said in a letter sent to FUFA.
He said FUFA
has refused to send the accountability since it was
requested for in March this year.
“This is not
only tantamount to contempt of authority but also a sign
of lack transparency by the FUFA officials,” he said.
said that Uganda is not afraid of being suspended by
FIFA over interference noting that FUFA has to oblige to
the new regulations as set by government.
“We are not
scared about a FIFA ban depending on what action we
take. We have our style of running affairs in Uganda and
every sports association must now send their
accountability as per the new regulations,” he said.
FIFA suspended Sudan because of government interference.
FUFA, the accountability as requested by government
would be sent in due time.