The continued absence of sports activities due to a ban by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on social gatherings that included sporting occasions has pushed many personalities concerned in sports activities to suppose outdoors the field.
This ban was put in place as a mitigation mechanism to tame the spreading of the lethal Coronavirus Illness (COVID-19) pandemic.
Therefore forth, energetic sportsmen, technical officers, different workers related to groups, referees, sports activities journalists and followers have been all affected in a method or one other.
Federation of Worldwide Soccer Affiliation (FIFA) Referee Ronald Madanda has used this lockdown interval to accord time to his farm land in Sironko District, Japanese Uganda.
This farming land is about 1.5 hectares and this season he cultivated maize in addition to beans this season.
Throughout the lockdown, I travelled again to the countryside to offer my gardens most consideration. I’ve managed to weed, prune, mulch in addition to harvest. Farming is a real ardour and rewarding
Ronald Madanda, FIFA Referee
Madanda’s farmland stretches to his father’s huge 5 hectares the place a cross part of crops is cultivated.
He believes the lockdown has given him ample time to bodily become involved within the chores in contrast to time when he’s away and the employees are ones attending to the crops.
“This has been ample time for me to carefully become involved personally. Most instances when I’m away for refereeing duties, I’ve people who find themselves concerned and a few relations” he provides.
The towering referee is a graduate of the FUFA Younger referees programme having been moulded from the FUFA Juniors League.
After being recognized as a very good referee, he was given a few regional matches, FUFA Huge League, the Copa Coca Cola championship (dealt with the 2019 closing in Jinja), The FUFA Drum, Uganda Cup as properly the Uganda Premier League video games.
Madanda was elevated to the FIFA standing on the finish of 2020 having surpassed the naked minimal and impressed accordingly within the video games dealt with.
He’s but to deal with any FIFA match in a 12 months that was plugged the covid-19 pandemic throughout the divide.