Kabale District Football Association Bids to Host Major Regional Tournaments

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The Kabale District Football Association has announced its interest in hosting two major tournaments in the 2007 football association. During a meeting over the weekend, the chairperson of the district football association Khalid Latif said the association had tendered a bid to host the Pelican Cup. The Pelican Cup, organized by the Mayor of Mbarara Wilson Tumwiine, is an annual gathering of teams throughout western Uganda. Latif says the association also plans to host the FUFA Zone Six championships. He says the two tournaments will help popularize football in Kabale and improve the quality of players in the district because of the exposure they will receive. Seven football teams have indicated interest in the FUFA Zone Six tournament.