Following the successful completion for the first round of Uganda Premier League (UPL) and the FUFA Big League (FBL), teams are now in recess till the eminent start of the second round mid February, 2015.
At the moment, the secondary registration of players is underway.
Article 7 of the FUFA Regulations on status and transfer of players;
1- Players may only be registered during one of the two annual registration periods fixed by FUFA.
3 – The first Registration Period shall begin only after the completion of the Season and shall normally end before the new Season starts and shall last for twelve weeks.
The second Registration Period shall normally occur in the middle of the Season and shall last for four weeks.
Given that background, the Secondary player registration for Uganda season 2014-15 officially opened on 1st January 2015 and will run up to January 31st 2015.
Further, Article 19 of Fufa Competitions Rules stipulates;
7) Registration of players and officials of the clubs in 1st to 3rd division leagues shall be done under FUFA Web-based electronic system called FUFA e-License Plus.
Football clubs at the level of 1st Division; Uganda Premier League, 2nd Division, FUFA Big League & 3rd Division,FUFA Regional Leagues are reminded of the above system that is timeline bound.
Therefore, all player registration for;
1. New players
Must be done through the system for the players.
To that cause, the Federation has organized a half day refreshers workshop for all Uganda Premier League and FUFA Big League clubs as the manager FUFA Competitions, Ali Mwebe clarifies;
There will be a half day refreshers’ workshop for UPL and FBL club officials on the online registration of players i.e. use of FUFA e-License Plus- on Wednesday January 7, 2015 starting 9:00AM to 12:00PM at FUFA House Mengo.
Each club will be represented by one official.