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Covid-19 Outbreak: FUFA suspends football activities

Covid-19 Outbreak: FUFA suspends football activities

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations has announced the suspension of all football competitions for 32 days due to the outbreak of Coronavirus

FUFA announced in a statement on Wednesday that the FUFA Secretariat henceforth will be closed to the public but the FUFA Staff will be available by telephone and email.

“All FUFA authorised competitions will remain suspended suffice to say the Uganda Premier League (UPL) , the FUFA Big League (FBL), the FUFA Juniors League (FJL), the FUFA Regional League (FRL), the 4th Division League, the 5th Division League, the FUFA Women Super League (FWSL), the FUFA Women Elite League (FWEL), the FUFA Uganda Cup, the FUFA Women Cup, the Futsal and Beach Soccer Leagues and all FUFA authorised competitions,” the statement read.

“As you are aware, H.E. President of the Republic of Uganda General Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has this evening addressed the Nation and relayed to all citizens guidelines to be observed during a 32- day period in the fight against the deadly virus (COVID-19).

“FUFA wishes to urge its stakeholders to join the fight against this pandemic by observing the hygiene practices and Standards Operation Procedures (SOPs) issued by the Ministry of Health (MoH).

“FUFA strongly recommends to the football family to strictly observe the measures, guidelines, and SoPs issued by the Government of Uganda and Ministry of Health to be healthy beyond this pandemic.”

An African football Journalist based in the town of Kabwe, Zambia.

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