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FUFA meets Big League clubs ahead of kick off on 18th March

Key points as per current status and requirements for FBL Clubs ahead of new season

  • Tentative kickoff date for StarTimes Big League is 18th March 2021.
  • Mandatory Covid Tests for players and technical team.
  • Hosting of fans shall be granted upon written request but subject to approval by FUFA
  • Two rounds (home and away format) will be played
  • All FBL players must be contracted
  • 32 man Squad per team
  • 12 of the 16 clubs have undergone Clubs Pro Agenda programme
  • Clubs Pro Agenda to be oraginsed  for Gadafi FC, Calvary FC, Luwero United, Teraazo and Tiles
  • Two clubs Tooro FC, Terrazo and Tiles have not submitted any requirements in line with Club Licensing. The two teams have until 3rd March to beat the new grace period.
  • Head Coaches and their Assistants must hold CAF C Licenses  
  • Teams will be groups under Brand names Rwenzori and Elgon

The greens lights are on. Teams are ready. Players and fans are itching to see FUFA Big League action back.

Following a decsion by the FUFA Executive Committee on the resumption of five more competitions including the 2nd Tier League (Big League), preparatory meetings are now in top gear for kick off of various leagues.

FUFA held a consultative meeting with StarTimes FUFA Big League clubs on Friday morning at Jevine Hotel, Kampala in preparation for the forthcoming season.

FBL Club officials listen attentively during the meeting today

At the meeting, the FUFA 2nd Vice President Darius Mugoye called upon all the football stakeholders especially the Big League officials to embrace the FUFA Vision of; To Become the Number One Football Nation in Africa on and off the pitch.

FUFA 2nd Vice President Darius Mugoye addressing the FBL Club Officials

‘We cannot do that alone without your contribution. After the return of StarTimes Uganda Premier League, the FUFA Executive has made strides to ensure that other competitions resume’ said Mugoye who represented FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo at the function.

The Chairman FUFA Competitions committee Hamid Juma cautioned Club officials to pay attention to avoid being caught on the wrong of the regulations during this Covid-19 era.

FUFA Competitions Committee Chairman Hamid Juma

Several subjects were highlighted including the Covid-19 guidelines by the FUFA Deputy CEO-Football Decolas Kiiza, Competitions Director Hajat Aisha Nalule who briefed the officials on the player transfer and registration while the FUFA Club Licensing Manager Ivan Kintu Bayige emphasized on the Club licensing.

FUFA Deputy CEO-Football Decolas Kiiza
FUFA Deputy CEO-Services Humphrey Mandu

FUFA Deputy CEO-Services Humphrey Mandu who is a CAF Security Officer cautioned clubs to have proper security plans as he also highlighted the importance of the Regional General Secretaries.

Sserubiri Edrisa of Luwero Unted FC contributing during the meeting
proline FC Delegation Hussein Kato and Asuman Bakshi at Jvenine Hotel for the meeting
FUFA Club Licensing Manager Ivan Kintu Bayige presenting durig the session
Gadafi FC CEO Paul Mukembo
Nandala Nasur of Kataka FC
Adebo David of Calvary FC

The tentative kickoff date the StarTimes FUFA Big League is 18th March 2021.

FUFA Big League Groups 2020/21 season

RWENZORI GROUP

1. Luwero United

2. Tooro United

3. Nyamityobora 

4. Kigezi homeboyz

5. Proline FC

6. Water FC

7. Ndejje University

8. Tiles & Terrazzo FC 

ELGON GROUP

1. Arua Hill FC

2. Calvary FC

3. Paidah black angels

4. Maroons FC

5. Kiboga Young FC

6. Kataka FC

7. Blacks Power FC (Fromerly Bukedea Town Council)

8. Gadaffi FC

Members who attended

Anthony Afeti                              Arua Hill

Paul Mukembo                           Gaddafi

Edrine Ochieng                           Gaddafi

Pius Bamwine                              Maroon

Allenn Eriku Anguyo                 Maroons

Jerry Adebu                                 Paidha Black Angels

Rasul Oryem                                Paidha Black Angels

David Adebo                                Calvary FC

Onzima Kizito                              Calvary FC

Sadam Mugaru                           Nyamityobora FC

Sserubiri Edrisa                           Luwero United

David Walusimbi                        Luwero United

Ivan Drake Karimunda              Ndejje University

Jusper Barigye Muhinda          Terrazzo & Tiles FC

Nassur Nandala                          Kataka FC

Andrew Odong                           Kigezi Hoem Boyz

Asuman Bakshi                           Proline FC

Fred Nsubuga                              Water FC

Hussein Kato                                Proline FC

James Obua                                  Water FC

Sulait Makumbi                          Tooro United

Samuel Opio                                Bukedea TC

Chris Boutron Omont               Kiboga Young 

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