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2017/18 Fufa Juniors League Groups Released

Like it is mandated that every team playing in the Azam Uganda Premier League must have an underage team, the Fufa Juniors League is seemingly ready to commence.

The groups in which the 16 teams will play have been released on Thursday by Bashir Mutyaba, the Federation’s officer in charge of youth football.

Just as last seasons, the teams have been divided into two groups of eight teams. The groups are Hat trick and Treble.

Holders Soana Soccer Academy still remain in Hat-trick group like it was last season.

They will play along Express Junior team, Bright Stars FC, SC Villa Joogo; the same opponents they faced last season.

While Vipers Junior team and Proline soccer team who were in treble group will this time round play in the hat-trick group.

They will be joined by newly promoted Mbarara City Junior team and Masavu junior team.

In the other group, runners KCCA FC soccer academy will lead the cast against teams like Onduparaka JT, Police Armless Brigade among others.

The league has slightly shifted the age category from U17 to U18 to accommodate players that are above 17 years of age and haven’t got the opportunity to play on their respectively senior teams.

The league played on a three leg basis gets underway on September 16.

Groups and venues

Treble

KCCA FC Soccer Academy (Startimed stadium)

Police Armless Brigade (Kibuli SS)

URA FC Junior team (St.Juliana)

Maroons junior team (Maroons stadium)

UPDF FC Junior team (Kakungulu High School)

BUL FC Junior team (Kakindu stadium)

Kirinya Jinja SS (Jinja SS)

Onduparaka FC Junior team (Greenlight stadium, Arua)

Hat-trick group

Soana soccer academy (Bishops SS)

Vipers Junior team (St.Mary’s stadium)

Mbarara City Junior team (Kakyeka stadium)

Masavu junior team (Uganda Martyrs Rubaga)

Proline Soccer academy (Uganda Martyrs SS Sonde)

Express Junior team (Buddo SS)

SC Villa Jogoo (Villa Park)

Bright stars Junior team (Royal Giants)

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