In preparation for the new season, 128 referees underwent medical tests on Friday in preparation for the fitness exercise the following day.
The medicals were held on Friday 1st September 2017 at FUFA House, Mengo ahead of FIFA and National physical fitness tests.
According to Ali Kalyango, the FIFA physical fitness instructor, the referees are being prepared for the 2017/18 season and those who pass will officiate the Azam Uganda Premier League, the FUFA Big League and other competitions.
“The medical and physical fitness tests are intended to prepare the match FIFA and National match for the 2017/18 season” Kalyango observed.
The exercise will also be used for promotion of referees at different grades that’s 3rd, 2nd, 1st and FIFA.
The fitness exercise will take place at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole on Saturday, 2nd September 2017.