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Club Licensing Status for 2019/20 Season of Uganda Premier League Clubs

Highlights of the report by the FUFA Club Licensing Committee

  • Wakiso Giants, and URA FC get full license for 2019/20 season

  • 4 clubs KCCA FC, Vipers FC, Maroons FC and Proline FC granted Provisional Licenses

  • Bright Stars FC, Express FC, Tooro United FC, BUL FC and Mbarara City FC) denied Licenses as they have a few requirements to meet

  • Onduparaka FC, Kyetume FC, Police FC, Busoga United FC and SC Villa failed to submit the minimum requirements within the deadline

 

FUFA Club Licensing committee has confirmed submissions from Eleven (11) clubs for the 2019/20 season Club Licensing exercise.

KCCA FC, Proline FC, Vipers SC, Tooro United FC, Mbarara City FC, Maroons FC, Wakiso Giants FC, Bright Stars FC, Express FC, BUL FC, and URA FC are the clubs that have submitted their requirements.

The submission of Club Licensing minimum requirements by clubs within the timeline was granted qualification for inspection of their infrastructure. The process was completed by 17th July 2019.

However, Onduparaka FC, Kyetume FC, Police FC, Busoga United FC and SC Villa failed to submit the minimum requirements within the deadline. Therefore they do not qualify for the inspection exercise.

In line with the Club Licensing road map for 2019/20 season, the First Instance Body (FIB) held a meeting on Tuesday 23rd July 2019 at FUFA House – Mengo and evaluated the inspection report.

The body confirmed that two (2) clubs (URA FC and Wakiso Giants FC) were granted full License for the 2019/20 season.

In addition, four (4) clubs (KCCA FC, Vipers FC, Maroons FC and Proline FC) were granted provisional Licenses while Bright Stars FC, Express FC, Tooro United FC, BUL FC and Mbarara City FC) were denied Licenses for 2019/20 season.

Clubs with provisional licenses and those that have not yet met the minimum requirements have been given an extended period of up to Friday 26th July 2019 to have an inspection of their infrastructure conducted.

Any failure by the club to meet the listed requirements as per earlier communication within the deadline shall mean denial of a license for the 2019/20 season.

A club that is denied a license shall have a right of appeal to the FUFA Club Licensing Appeals Committee.

More so, the deadline for 1st Division Club Licensing process is Friday 26th July 2019. No further inspections will be conducted after the deadline.

FUFA LICENSING COMMITTEE
Rogers Byamukama- Chairman
Mpiima Samuel- V/Chairman
Aggrey Ashaba- Member
Dr. Chandi Fred Opeli- Member
Ben Mwesigye-Member

Main Photo: L-R FUFA Club Licensing Manager Ivan Kintu Bayige and SUPL CEO Bernard Banamani during the Club Licensing Press Conference at FUFA House Mengo

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