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StarTimes FUFA Big League: Four teams battle for final promotional spot

StarTimes FUFA Big League| Playoffs

FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru Sunday, 15th August 2019

Gaddafi FC vs Nyamityobora FC – 12PM

Proline vs Blacks Power FC – 3PM

Four teams are in contention for the final playoff slot to confirm the third team that will earn promotion to the 2021/22 StarTimes Uganda Premier League.

Gaddafi FC, Nyamityobora FC, Proline FC and Blacks Power FC are the teams that are already convened at the FUFA Technical Centre all with the ultimate target of qualification.

Nyamityobra FC and Proline FC have the experience of playing ion the top tier league while Gadaffi FC and Blacks Power are seeking to earn to get promoted for the first time.

In the first game on Sunday, Nyamityobora FC who came third in Rwenzori Group in the regular season will face Gaddafi FC that finished second in Elgon Group.

Nyamityobora FC players celebrating a goal at Kakyeka Stadium.

Hassan Zungu, the head coach at Gaddafi FC is optimistic that his charges will execute the task at hand despite having glitches in their preparations.

Gaddafi FC coach Hassan Zungu

“Our preparations were affected by the lockdown because all our training sessions were put to a halt but I’m still convinced that for the few days we have been with the team, the players are in good shape and ready to play. We hope to win our first game and also attain the ultimate target of getting promoted.” He said.

His Counterpart, Richard Makumbi who has the experience of guiding teams to promotion (10) is also confident that the players will do the job regardless of the challenges at the club.

“We have not had the best preparations but I have a lot of belief in my players. They are committed and hopefully, they will be in the perfect conditions against Gadaffi.” He indicated.

Richard Makumbi

In the other playoff game that will also be played on Sunday, Proline FC will take on Blacks Power FC (Formerly Bukedia Town Council FC) who are at his stage for the first time.

The winners of the aforementioned games will face off on Tuesday to determine the team that will get promoted.
Arua Hill SC and Tooro United FC already secured their places in next season’s StarTimes Uganda Premier League after topping Elgon and Rwenzori Group respectively.

Blacks Power

The two will face off on Tuesday to determine the Champion of the 2020/21 StarTimes FUFA Big League season.

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