Time check, 4 pm on a calm and chilly Tuesday evening on the 12th day of November 2019
Inside a board room somewhere at City Hall, Kampala the sight through the window panes displays the upper limb of the Sun disappearing below the horizon.
In the board room, the outgoing KCCA FC board that has served in an acting capacity since November 2017 gathers to meet and hand over the instruments of power to the incoming board that commences service from November 2019 to July 2022, in summation two and half years of service.
Fast forward, the meeting is called to order and it commences…. (Story of another day)
Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) which is the sole owner of KCCA Football Club has through the Executive Director Engineer Andrew Kitaka appointed 10 board members to serve the club for two and a half years from 12th November 2019 to July 2022.
The following are the new KCCA FC board members;
Martin Ssekajja – Chairman
Aggrey Ashaba – Vice Chairman
Davis Othieno – Board Secretary
HW Ali Kasirye Nganda – Member
Tom Lwanga – Member
Kennedy Okello – Member
Moses Kataabu – Member
Kayanja Dumba Kyaterekera – Member
Nusra Sematimba – Member
Joseph Kirimanyi – Member
Outgoing Chairman Ashaba Aggrey made a presentation to the new board and highlighted four key major aspects to the incoming board. i.e Stability, continuity, change, and growth. He also hinted on three pillars that make up football that is Football the game/sport, football the business and football the industry.
Aggrey Ashaba at the handover ceremony of power to new board
I thank my board with whom I have served in acting capacity for two years. I thank all the stakeholders of KCCA FC especially the authority for giving me the opportunity to serve the club i have supported all my life.
The outgoing Chairman closed with a quote;
Just like Hotel California, I am checking out but I am not leaving KCCA FC. – Aggrey Ashaba – Outgoing KCCA FC Chairman
In his remarks, new KCCA FC Chairman Martin Ssekajja had this to say;
Martin Ssekajja – KCCA FC Chairman.
I thank the outgoing board for their service and time they have offered the football club. We will continue to work with most members to further the growth of the club.
As the new board, we want to further the steady growth of the membership of the football club and uphold the brand of the club through implementing the strategic plan. – Martin Ssekajja – KCCA FC Chairman
In the final closing remarks, the KCCA Executive Director Andrew Kitaka said;
Andrew Kitaka – KCCA Executive Director
I thank the old board for the work done and laying a stone to the development of the football club. Serving the club is life long commitment
I urge the new board to keep the stability, continuity and further the growth of the club to greater heights. – Andrew Kitaka – KCCA Executive DirectorI urge the new board to keep the stability, continuity and further the growth of the club to greater heights. – Andrew Kitaka – KCCA Executive Director