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Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has given green light to some clubs to change names, a statement from the federation has confirmed.
The move, according to FUFA is initiated to promote football at grassroot and encourage identity of clubs with local communities.
SC Villa tormentors Nkambi coffee headlines the list, and will be known as Masaka City Sports Club.
The Greater Masaka region still remains football hungry since the extinction of Masaka LC.
Nkambi coffee, read Masaka City SC plays in the Buganda Region FA in Masaka.
The side came to prominence in 2018 FUFA Stanbic Uganda Cup when they knocked out SC Villa with a 2-0 win thanks to strikes from Gerald Kimuli and Ronald Ssempala.
It should be noted that this is the second time they will be changing name. They were founded in 2016 as Masaka Municipality Football Club.
The club based in Nyendo is largely owned by Politician Mathias Mpuuga.
Kabale Sharp FC that plays in the Western Region FA has also been granted permission to change name to Kigezi Home boys FC.
Three clubs – Kagadi FC, Kahunde FC and Digital FC who play in Kitara Region have merged to Kagadi United FC.
Mukura Town Council in Ngora has changed to Basere FC while Eastland FC’s request to change name to Lifeline FC has been denied.