The Federation of Uganda Football Associations has stopped fans from accessing all FUFA organised and authorised competitions with immediate effect.
The development was confirmed in an official document released by FUFA on Tuesday 2nd June-2021.
“As you are all aware according to statistics from the Ministry of Health there is an upsurge in the number of Covid-19 cases as well as deaths in Uganda.”
“FUFA had earlier allowed up to 200 fans to watch FUFA organised and FUFA authorized competitions with strong adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) This is no longer tenable in the current situation.”
“Therefore in order to ensure the Health and safety of players, Technical Staff and all stakeholders all matches will be played without spectators or fans until further notice.”
“As we wind up the 1st division, 2nd division and the Uganda Cup there shall be no fans in the stadium. Teams are further strongly encouraged to limit on the other authorized personnel to the bear minimum.”
Read the statement signed by the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Decolas Kizza Hantali.
SOPs must be strictly observed and Covid-19 vaccination enhanced throughout the country.
The Uganda Premier League is left with only four games to climax, Uganda Cup has reached the quarter finals while the Big League is left with three games to go.