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FUFA pardons Arua hills and Busoga United, set to play UPL next season

By Wasswa Juma

The Federation of Uganda Football have pardoned both Arua hills and Busoga United on condition that the managements and administrations of the clubs undergoes mentorship programs organized by FUFA at the cost of the clubs.

Both teams were excluded in Uganda Premier League’s next fixtures after failing to fulfill the minimum requirements for a club license.

For Arua hills, they had failed to prove that the Club’s CEO is Signotary to the Club account and proof of the players and coaches salary every three months.

The same case to Busoga United, the side failed to provide a physical office address, a qualified assistant coach and audited financial statements.

Despite both teams being excluded in Uganda’s Premier league next season by FUFA appeals committee, the committee gave both teams time to appeal which has been the case.

FUFA confirmed the development on a statement as below.

” The FUFA Club licensing committee has set aside the decision of FIB and Pardoned Busoga United and Arua hills on condition that the managements and administrations of the clubs undergoes mentorship programes organized by FUFA at the cost of the club.

The development means both teams will be added back to Uganda’s Premier league fixtures next season.

FUFA already withdrew Arua hills in Pilsner Super 8 tournaments and replaced the club with Soltilo Bright Stars.

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