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Uganda Premier League: FUFA communicates on status of broadcast rights

Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) hereby clarifies on the current status of the Uganda Premier league broadcast rights.

The league second round will commence as scheduled on Tuesday, 17th February 2015 (apart from the 4 postponed games featuring clubs with players training for the U-23 qualifier of Uganda against Mozambique in Maputo).

A communiqué from the office of the Federation Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Edgar Watson Clarifies on the interim restrictive order that was issued by the High Court of Uganda on Friday, 13th February 2015.

On 13th February and 16th February 2015, the matter came before civil court and the decision has been made to extend the hearing and subsequent restrictive order to Tuesday, 3rd March 2015. Basing on that, and in consideration of the consequences that may arise, all stake holders are hereby informed that no Television recording and relaying of live match broadcast should be made during the period up to 3rd March 2015 when a court decision is made on the matter. The UPL secretariat, UPL Clubs and match officials are instructed NOT to allow Television recording and broadcast. However, the fixture and matches will be played as scheduled, since the court order does not stop in any way the playing of these matches accordingly ”
FUFA CEO, Edgar Watson

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