FUFA Declares Express FC Champions Of UPL As COVID-19 Mysteriously Ends Season

FUFA Declares Express FC Champions Of UPL As COVID-19 Mysteriously Ends Season

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By Spy Uganda

The FUFA Emergency Executive Committee on Tuesday 29th June 2021 taken the decision to end the 2020/21 StarTimes Uganda Premier League and declared Express FC league champions.

The federation said their decision was based on Article 18, Section 1, Sub-section C & D of the FUFA Competition rules which states;

Where the league format due to circumstances of force majeure is not played to completion the league winner shall be determined as follows.

c) Where at least one club has played more than 75% of the league games, the following formula shall be used by TOC (Tournament Organising Committee) to determine the league positions.

d) Total number of points earned from the number of games played multiplied by the total number of games supposed to be played divided by the number of games played.

“Therefore, the following decision have been taken and Express FC who were top of the table declared Champions of the 2020/21 Uganda Premier League,” said FUFA.

Kyetume FC, MYDA FC and Kitara FC have been relegated to the StarTimes FUFA Big League.

URA FC who were second on the Uganda Premier League table at the time the lockdown was imposed will represent Uganda in the CAF Confederation Cup.

The federation also said Stanbic Uganda competition is at the Semifinal stage but the games will be played to conclusion before the start of the 2021/2022 new season.

Meanwhile, FUFA Big League games will be played to conclusion and determine the third team to the Uganda Premier League but depending on clearance from National Council of Sports and guidelines from the Ministry of Health guidelines about the Covid-19.

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