Video: Lwesibawa emotionally breaks down upon FUFA’s unfulfilled promises

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Denis Musanje

Godfrey Lwesibawa has opened up about the money that was promised to the Sand Cranes team for their 2022 Beach Soccer AFCON Qualification.

In 2022, FUFA President, Hon. Magogo Moses Hassim promised on behalf of the FUFA Executive promised to pay USD2000 to each member of the 25-man Sand Cranes contingent if they secured qualification to the AFCON Beach Soccer Finals in that was held in Mozambique that year.

The Sand Cranes went on to beat Comoros 9-5 on aggregate to prevail to the continental showpiece in Mozambique.

While appearing on YouTube Channel Uganda Fan TV, Lwesibawa asserted that they have only received that money in pieces.

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“During my time with the Sand Cranes, each member was promised $2000 and we were lectured on how to use that money. However we have just received it in pieces, they might send you Shs1M so how do can you plan with that money.” Said an emotional Lwesibawa

Lwesibawa also revealed that the Federation spoilt his name due to the match fixing ban, something he claims he was not involved in.

FUFA has released a statement in regards to Lwesibawa’s claim over match fixing but the Federation didn’t address or explain about the beach soccer money

“FUFA has come across information of discontent on various social media platforms from banned Godfrey Lwesibawa.”

“For clarity, FUFA obtained early warning and later overwhelming evidence of match fixing involving Lwesibawa.”

“FUFA followed due Judicial processes to take the decision to ban Lwesibawa from all football related activities.” FIFA has now extended the sanctions to the world-wide audience.” Read a statement from FUFA

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Lwesibawa previously featured for Express FC, Tooro United, SC Villa and lately Gaddafi FC.

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