KAMPALA – The Fufa Emergency Executive Committee – Excom meeting on Tuesday – June 29 handed StarTimes the Uganda Premier League – UPL to give Express FC – the 2020/21 trophy, based on Article 18, Section 1, Sub-section C and D of the Competitions rules, Communications Director – Ahmed Hussein – revealed.
The above article 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 percent 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;
“Express FC who were top of the table declared Champions of the 2020/21 Uganda Premier League.
“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 – UPL table at the time the lockdown was imposed will represent Uganda in the Caf Confederation Cup, read part of the message from Hussein.
Stanbic Uganda Cup Status
The competition is at the Semifinal stage but the games will be played to conclusion before the start of the 2021/2022 new season.
Fufa Big League Playoffs
The games will be played to conclusion and determine the third team to the Uganda Premier League -UPL but depending on clearance from National Council of Sports and guidelines from the Ministry of Health guidelines about the Covid-19.
Vipers SC was last season declared champion under a similar circumstance.