FUFA Big League: Preparations under way for 2014/2015 season

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The FUFA Competitions Directorate has set 28th August as the tentative date for the kick-off of the Big league that has attracted 25 clubs-but will be divided into two pools.

The announcement was made today by the FUFA Competitions manager Ali Mwebe at FUFA House in Mengo.

There was change coming up with groups as the geographical local of teams wasn’t considered this time like in the past editions of the league.

(L-R) Ivan Bayige-(Secretary) and Issa Magoola -Vice Chairman FUFA Licensing Board elaborating a point to club representatives.

The FUFA Vice President who also heads the Competitions committee Darius Mugoye attended the important meeting in which presentations were made on rules and regulations to the clubs for the coming season.

Umar Senoga-Water FC representative keenly listens to Darius Mugoye.

The meeting also attended by FUFA Licensing Board members and representatives of the 25 teams including FUFA Super League relegated sides Proline, CRO and Masaka LC were also informed that the inspection of facilities will be conducted ten days before the kickoff.


The FUFA Big League groups 2014/2015 Season:

Rwenzori (13 teams): Baza Holdings, The Saints, Jinja MC, Ndejje University, Ngora Fredar, Soroti Garage, Hope Dove, CRO, Water FC, Kumi United, Namasagali, Paidha Black Angels and (Northern region representative-Sporting United FC vs Lira United –play on 9th August, 2014 in Lira).

Club representatives at FUFA House during the meeting

Elgon (12 teams): Mutundwe lions, Kirinya Jinja SS, Wandegeya, Busia United, Artland, VCC, Masaka LC, Proline, Kireka United, Synergy, New Villa, and Cream Land.

Baza Holdings FC defender Johnson Akileng (in Blue and close to the ball) playing in the Big League last season. Baza had a good run in the regular season but lost in the play offs.

The top placed team in each group qualifies for the FUFA Super League. The 2nd and 3rd placed teams feature in the play offs  complete the quota for the three teams joining the top flight.

Lweza FC, Rwenshama FC and Sadoline FC qualified from the Big League last season and will play in the FUFA Super League this season.

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