The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) are leaving no stone unturned in the club licensing process ahead of the new season.
The process requires clubs to submit minimum requirements especially player and staff contracts, a functional club secretariat and bank details.
A statement issued by FUFA Deputy CEO, Decolas Kizza has indicated only two clubs; KCCA FC and Wakiso Giants have fulfilled the minimum requirements to qualify for a pitch inspection.
“In line with the road map of the club licensing process for 2020/21 season, the first stance body has evaluated club license applications and mandatory requirements that were submitted by the timeline,” read part of the statement before adding;
“Two clubs in the SUPL have fully submitted the minimum requirements, 11 clubs have submitted some of the minimum requirements while two clubs have not submitted any requirements by the timeline.”
URA, Busoga United, BUL, Mbarara City, Police, Bright Stars, UPDF, Express, Villa, Kyetume and champions Vipers are the 11 sides that have submitted part of the minimum requirements and been fined UGX 500,000 each.
Additionally, Onduparaka and MYDA haven’t submitted anything and have been consequently fined UGX 1,000,000 each.
The clubs who have also not submitted the minimum requirements have been issued with an extended deadline until August 7, to complete the process and pay the fines.
None of the FUFA Big league sides has submitted anything and have also been fined UGX 400,000. The season is expected to kick-off on October 17, 2020.