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Four Clubs Given Ultimatum As Villa Return To Namboole

SC Villa will host their second round games at Namboole. Courtesy photo

The Uganda Premier League second round is set to kickoff on Tuesday, January 7 but some clubs are still uncertain on where they will host their league games.

Police FC, Kyetume, Mbarara City and BUL FC have been given up to January 3, a period of less than 24 hours to have submitted already approved grounds from where they will host their league games.

Kyetume and Police FC are yet to submit any ground while BUL and Mbarara who forwarded Bugembe and Kakyeka respectively, have been advised.

Related: Namboole In Poor State

Bugembe’s turf has deteriorated according to a report from FUFA seen by this website while Kakyeka’s turf and drainage system has to be improved.

FUFA Licensing committee has revealed all the 16 UPL clubs’ stadia status on June 2, 2019.

Recently, URA FC moved to Arena of Visions citing a busy schedule at Namboole.

Also Read – URA FC Leaves Namboole


However, Namboole has been passed and SC Villa will be returning to the National stadium following a lift on the ban that saw Villa, URA and Kyetume look elsewhere towards the end of the first round.

The record winners hosted their games at Bombo Barracks ground.

Bright Stars FC has joined Express FC at Kavumba Recreation centre after the ban on Wankulukuku was not overturned.

Clubs and Venues

Category A (Confirmed)

*Vipers – St Mary’s Stadium – Kitende
*KCCA FC – StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo
*Proline FC – StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo
*Busoga United – Mighty Arena, Jinja
*Maroons FC – Luzira Prisons ground
*Onduparaka FC – Green Light Stadium, Arua
*Wakiso Giants – Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium, Wakissha
*SC Villa – Mandela National Stadium, Namboole
*Express FC – Kavumba Recreation
*Bright Stars – Kavumba Recreation
*Tooro United – St Paul’s ground, Fort Portal
*URA FC – Arena of Visions, Ndejje

Category B (Yet to meet requirements)

*BUL – Bugembe Stadium (Turf has deteriorated)
*Mbarara – Kakyeka Stadium (Turf needs to be rolled, drainage system worked on)
*Kyetume FC – None
*Police FC – None

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