This request was made at Bulange Mengo where the Silverbacks basketball team met Katikkiro Mayiga to inform him of their exploits in the recently concluded FIBA Afro basket held in Kigali, Rwanda in which the team finished at quarterfinal.
Hudson Ssegamwenge, Vice President in charge of administration at FUBA says that the decision was taken after four clubs failed to confirm their participation. They include City Oilers, KIU Titans, Namuwongo Blazers and JKL.
Hudson Ssegamwenge, the Vice President Administration in FUBA, says that the Federation has okayed the resumption of the league under restrictions to successfully accomplish the remaining games of the league.
The team is set to play away games against Morocco and Cape Verde. However, the Silverbacks will qualify if they win the first game against Morocco to secure their position at the Afro Basket finals slated for August 24-September 5 in Kigali, Rwanda.
The NCS has been receiving 18 Billion Shillings to distribute among over 50 Sports Federations and of which 10 Billion Shillings is allocated to the Federation of Uganda Football Association, FUFA.
According to Ogwel, the NCS requires 197 Billion Shillings to fund all the sports federations.
In an interaction with the Uganda Radio Network, FUBA Vice President Administration, Hudson Ssegamwenge said the team will have automatic qualification if they defeat Morocco in the first game, Ssegamwenge added on that they have two trips to Morocco and Cape Verde but he said the later will be informed by their performance in the first one.