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FUFA Postpones Regional Leagues

According to a letter written by FUFA Deputy CEO in charge of football Decolus Kiiza, Kiiza said that the postponed was as a result of the rising cases of COVID-19.
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The Federation of Uganda Football Association has suspended the resumption of all regional Football league.  The leagues were slated to resume this weekend.

According to a letter written by FUFA Deputy CEO in charge of football Decolus Kiiza, Kiiza said that the postponed was as a result of the rising cases of COVID-19. 

“As you are all aware according to statistics from the Ministry of Health there is an upsurge in the number of COVID-19 cases as well as deaths in Uganda. Therefore, to ensure the Health and Safety of players, Technical staff, and all stakeholders, the FUFA Regional Leagues anticipated for kick-off in the near future are hereby postponed until further notice” part of the letter reads.

He however argued the clubs to take the COVID-19 Vaccine as directed by FUFA. Recently FUFA directed all participants in football-related activities to take the vaccine.

“Clubs and all stakeholders are advised to ensure that the COVID-19 vaccination is taken by all”. Kiiza said.

The Regional Leagues are the third competitive leagues in the Uganda Football system with the top teams fighting for a place in FUFA Big League after playing the playoffs. 

The regional leagues include Buganda Region Football Association League, Kampala Region Football Association League, Western Region Football Association League, West Nile Region Football Association League, Eastern Region Football Association League, Northern Region Football Association League, North-East Region Football Association League and Kitara Region Football Association League. 

However currently, there are five leagues taking place under FUFA guidance, these include Star Times Uganda Premier League, Stanbic Uganda Cup, FUFA Women Elite League and FUFA Big league.    

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