FUFA Kicks Out Two Clubs Due To Covid19 Infections

Federation of Uganda Football Association, FUFA, has eliminated two teams out of the ongoing Regional league playoffs due to Covid19 infections.

The two teams are Northern Region’s Young Elephants and West Nile’s Hot Springs FC.

The Federation, in a statement, revealed that the two teams returned eight positive Covid19 tests each.

“This is high a ratio of infections and could easily endanger the entire community of the team,” FUFA has stated in a statement.

FUFA ruling:

  • The playoff matches Young Elephants v Northern Gateway and Calvary v Hot Springs is decided in favour of Northern Gateway FC and Calvary FC.
  • A single match Calvary FC v Northern Gateway FC be played on Saturday 31st October 2020 at 12:00pm to determine the team that will sportingly be promoted to the 2nd Division 2020/2021.
  • Young Elephants FC and Hot Springs FC are encouraged to undertake measures and guidelines from the Ministry of Heath to ensure quick recovery of the affected individuals of the teams.
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