FUFA suspends all sports events due to Coronavirus

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has announced the suspension of the Uganda Premier League and all other competitions following the Uganda government’s ban on all sports activities due to Coronavirus.

The president of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced the developments on Wednesday evening, where all merry-making, concerts were suspended and schools closed with effect from Friday.

In a statement released by FUFA, the body also revealed the temporary halt of all FUFA sanctioned activities for 32 days.

FUFA Spokesperson Ahmed Hussein

“All FUFA authorised competitions will remain suspended suffice to say the Uganda Premier League (UPL), the FUFA Big League (FBL), the FUFA Juniors League (FJL), the FUFA Regional League (FRL), the 4th Division League, the 5th Division League, the FUFA Women Super League (FWSL), the FUFA Women Elite League (FWEL), the FUFA Uganda Cup, the FUFA Women Cup and all FUFA authorized competitions,” part of the statement from FUFA reads.

“The FUFA Secretariat henceforth be closed to the public but the FUFA Staff will be available by telephone and email,” it further reads.

The federation also recommended the football family to strictly observe the measures, guidelines, and SoPs issued by the Government of Uganda and Ministry of Health to be healthy beyond the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Herman Nnyanzi 'The Analyst' is a Ugandan multimedia sports journalist who started his career in 2017. He has a genuine strong love for sports and expertise, especially football. Contact me on +256704472629 or +256786403603

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