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Release of players for National team duty: FUFA Disciplinary Committee warns clubs

The FUFA Disciplinary committee released the verdict on the National team players of Vipers who failed to honour Uganda Cranes trip for the trip to Kitara region in Masindi on the weekend of 18th-20th September, 2015.

Vipers asked for forgiveness and undertook to always abide by the Players’ invitations to the National team.
Part of the verdict signed by Chairman Ojok Geoffrey Odur reads;
‘Vipers SC represented by Vincent Sajjabi admitted that they were at fault for not informing the players despite receiving communication from FUFA inviting the players for National team duty’

‘In the event of this admission, the FUFA Disciplinary Committee finds Vipers SC in contravention of Article 37(1) for failing to inform the players’

The verdict further reads;
‘The Committee finds the players were not informed of the summons to the National team and it would not be appropriate to invoke the sanctions provided for in Article 39 of the FUFA Regulations on the status an transfer of players’

Decisions taken;
Vipers Sports Club fined 300,000/-
The decision of FUFA CEO dated 21st September 2015 is set aside

The disciplinary committee warned clubs and players on the consequences for failing to honour invitations for national team duty.

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