FUFA President Lawrence Mulindwa has this Monday August 5th 2013 cleared the outstanding debts for the FUFA Super League (FSL) referees to the tune of UGX 60m.
The referees, assistant referees, Match commissioners and assessors were all at FUFA this morning to receive the money.
Addressing the referees before delivering the money, Mulindwa commended them for the patience and discipline throughout the period they had not been paid. “In refereeing, patience is paramount and I want to thank you for the commitment and trust you have had in the federation up to today” said the FA President.
Mulindwa disclosed that arrangements were underway to send selected referees to different clubs in the FUFA Premier League to sensitize them on the rules and regulations of the game.
Abbass Ssendyowa the chairman of the Referees’ standing committee hailed the president and added that his team was now set for the new season.
Meanwhile the fitness tests are scheduled for 16th-17th August this year at Mandela National stadium-Nambole and the registration process of players is ongoing.