Football in Uganda

Once the referee’s whistle blows to signal the start of the match, eleven players try to beat another set of eleven players by scoring more goals than their opponents.  Football is known as the world game because it’s played all over the planet to the same set of laws…but is it really identical everywhere?

Having now spent a while in Uganda, here are some of my observations on what the sport is like here, with the emphasis on schools / youth football.


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