As the political season which will climax in August continues to grip football circles across the country, several individuals have declared interest in the country’s top office.
The latest to declare his bid to occupy Federation of Uganda Football Association top office is former KCCA and Uganda Cranes player Mujib Kasule.
Kasule, a seasoned administrator and a former FUFA vice-president under Lawrence Mulindwa officially announced that he will run in the August polls.
While speaking in a press conference held at Mackinnon Suites in Kampala on Tuesday morning, Kasule declared that he joins the struggle to reclaim glory for Ugandan football.
“I announce that I will stand for FUFA Presidency in the coming elections,” he said.
“I am going to participate in this political football season, I have offered myself to lead the struggle to reclaim the glory of our game.”
“I think we need a reset, we need to reorganise the game. It needs systems and structures such that individuals don’t come back and deprive us of this beautiful game called football,” he continued.
Kasule who showed interest to run for the office in 2017, before he was bitterly locked out of the system he had helped design in 2013 becomes the third candidate to officially make his intentions known.
Current FUFA president Moses Magogo was the first to declare that he will run for a third term on Monday last week.
Katwe United patron and Makindye West Member of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana also declared he will contest yesterday.
Reports though not official further indicate that Onduparaka FC chairman Bernard Atiku also presented himself to run for presidency.