Fufa Super League Limited has revealed a Shs 2.6 billion Budget for the 2021 – 2022 playing season, with star times as the main source of the funds and other companies on board.
This was in the 8th Annual General Meeting at Rider hotel, Mukono,
In AGM it was revealed that the UPL season will kick off mid October 2021, however the Limited is disappointed because some clubs have not fully registered and this may delay the kick off.
Delegates expressed concern over lack of fans on the pitch and they called for a need to wholesomely embrace massive vaccination as we plan for the return of football fans for Uganda premier league games.
The Brands and marketing director star times Ali Lule, noted that star times is committed to support the league financially and increasing the number of games on tv because fans are in able to go to the stadiums.
The league CEO Bernard Bainaman appealed to clubs to diversify towards their sources of funds and also cut on their budget so as to be able to sustain their club’s activities, he urged the government to bring in more Vaccines so that people are vaccinated.
“I appeal to club leaders to cut their expenditures in order to sustain their club’s activities because there are known fans in the stadiums,” Bainaman said
The third FUFA Vice president Hon. Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi advised club leaders to embrace digital platforms as a means to counter covid 19 effects which she said may not be over in the near future.
“In these covid situations, I advise all clubs to embrace technology by marketing and promoting their clubs and also keep in touch with their fans” Nakiwala advised
At the AGM, delegates approved new league club entrants of Gaddafi FC, Arua Hill FC and Tooro United as UPL members
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