Fourteen clubs are set to kick off the 2016/17 Azam Uganda Premier League, troche http://chopcult.com/insert/images/secure.php FUFA has confirmed.
The federation announced a list of 14 clubs that had fully or partially met the requirements for the FUFA Club Licensing exercise for the 2016/2017 season.
Champions KCCA FC ranked the best ahead of BUL FC, Bright Stars and Vipers SC. Other clubs that have fully complied include newcomers Kirinya Jinja SS, SC Villa Jogoo and Soana FC.
“The exercise helps clubs to gauge their status and also meet certain requirements before the new season. We are glad that the exercise went on smoothly,” said Mr. Bernard Ogwel the chairman Fufa Club Licensing Committee.
The seven given partial license until mid-season include Lweza FC, JMC Hippos FC, URA FC, Onduparaka, Police FC, Sadolin Paints, Proline FC.
Two clubs Express FC and the Saints are yet to meet the minimal requirements.
“Express FC and The Saints have until 12th August, 2016 to complete the exercise. Our offices are still open to give support and guidance to the two clubs,” Ogwel warned.
Fufa president Eng. Moses Magogo confirmed that the licensed clubs will immediately get their share of the sponsorship money direct into their accounts.
“We wanted to release the funds to clubs that had passed the test of the club licensing. The sponsorship funds will be transferred to the clubs accounts immediatey,” Magogo said.