FUFA has issued a circular reminding all football stakeholders about their responsibilities in regard to resumption of Association football activities. The circular dated 24th September 2020 and signed off by Deputy CEO-Football Decolas Kiiza has been sent to all FUFA Members, Members of FUFA Members and other stakeholders. The full Circular;
His Excellency the President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in his 20th address to the nation on COVID-19 lifted the lock down on open air sports activities provided there are no spectators and the players are tested for the pandemic within 72 hours of any upcoming engagement.
FUFA wishes to thank His Excellency the President and all Government agencies that have enabled the resumption of sports activities in Uganda. We are indeed very grateful.
However, FUFA has noted that FUFA Members, Members of FUFA members and other stakeholders have taken it upon themselves to resume football activities including, but not limited to, restart of team training and engagement in friendly matches.
FUFA wishes to put it to the notice of all its Members, Members of FUFA Members and to whom it may concern that all association football activities are still suspended until advised to the contrary.
Resumption of association football activities must be under detailed Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) with strict guidance of the Ministry of Health. FUFA is discussing with the National Council of Sports, Ministry of Health and other agencies on the best way forward with the implementation of the directives and guidelines.
FUFA reiterates that no open air training sessions should be conducted and no friendly matches should be played at the moment until advised in the due course.
Any one that contravenes this directive shall be liable in accordance with the regulations.