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2021 FUFA Women Super League Season to Kick off on Monday

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This year’s edition of the women league will however be played in a tournament format. It will comprise ten teams divided into two groups in the normal season.
Kawempes Hasifa Nassuuna right taking on Rines SS-Agaba Hajara in league acation. Courtsey picture

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The Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA Women Super League Season returns to action on Monday 19th 2021 after spending a year of inactivity due to the suspension of sports activities in the country because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This year’s edition of the women league will however be played in a tournament format. It will comprise ten teams divided into two groups in the normal season.  The league will take place at the FUFA Technical Center in Njeru in Buikwe district with Makerere University facing off with Uganda martyrs’ ladies team in the season opener.  


Group A Includes Makerere University, Kawempe Muslim, Kampala Queens, Tooro Queens, Uganda Martyrs HS while group B comprises the She Corporate, UCU Lady Cardinals, Lady Doves, Isra Soccer Academy, Olila High School.  Decolus Kiiza, the FUFA Deputy CEO in charge football, says the league will be played in two phases with the first group playing from Monday 19th to Saturday 25th and the second group will take over from April 26th to 1st of May.

"It will be one group at a time, we don't have enough space at Njeru, one group will come and play to get the two leaders and then the second group will also come," Kiiza told URN. He says they will hold the semi-finals and finals on May 3 and 5 respectively with the table leader in the first group facing the second one in group two and Vice Versa.

Clubs have embraced the league and hope for better performance. Ayub Khalifa, the Head Coach Kawempe Muslims says that the team is ready and very determined for the new league.  

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The Head coach of Tooro Queens, Rogers Ayesiga says as the league resumes the girls in his team are very ready to face any challenge that comes    

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The last edition of the league was cancelled prematurely by FUFA after the outbreak of Covid19 that put almost every sector on standstill and thus no team was awarded the championship 

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