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UPL: Wakiso Giants, KCCA Complete Licensing Process, 13 Clubs Fined



KCCA FC and Wakiso Giants have passed the club licensing process conducted by FUFA ahead of the 2020/2021 Uganda Premier League season kick-off.

The process needed clubs to submit in their details regarding next season’s player and staff contracts, club secretariat and bank details for all their staff.

According to the statement released by FUFA Deputy CEO, Decolas Kizza on Thursday, KCCA FC and Wakiso Giants were the only two clubs that submitted all the minimum requirements and now qualify for pitch inspection.

However, Eleven clubs submitted part of the minimum requirements and were fined Shs 500,000 each.

These include URA, Busoga United, BUL FC, Mbarara City, Police, Bright Stars, UPDF, Express, SC Villa, Kyetume, and Vipers SC.

“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.

“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,” the statement continued.

Two clubs in Onduparaka and MYDA failed to submit anything and have been slapped a fine of Shs. 1,000,000 each.

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) also issued an extended deadline of 7th August 2020 to allow the 11 clubs for complete the club licensing process and also settle, their fines.

In addition, FUFA fined all Big league clubs up to a tune of Shs. 400,000 for failure to submit anything in the whole licensing process.

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