Fufa takes charge of Covid-19 testing of players, officials ahead of Uganda Cup semi-finals

The semi finals will feature Vipers SC vs Police and Express vs Bul FC on September 21 and 22, 2021 respectively.

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Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) shall take over the responsibility of paying for coronavirus testing ahead of the 2021 Stanbic Uganda Cup semi finals.

“FUFA will take care of the COVID-19 tests for all the 20 players and 5 officials per club. All clubs will be tested at their respective venues. The other officials (organizing committee) and referees will also be tested by FUFA,” the federation said Tuesday.

According to a memo sent to the club Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), Competitions Director Hajjati Aisha Nalule said the
players and officials’ list should be submitted to her office before the end of September 17, 2021.

The semi finals will feature Vipers SC vs Police and Express vs Bul FC on September 21 and 22, 2021 respectively.

The two victors will then face off four days later at the Fufa Technical Centre in Njeru.

According to the memo, Vipers and Police will be tested on Sunday, 19th September 2021 at 8 AM while Express and BUL will be tested the next day at 8 in the morning.

Nalule has also guided that licenses for the 2020-2021 season will be considered and all the technical team should have bench permits.

“The two clubs that proceed to the finals will be required to provide their jerseys for branding and will be refunded Shs. 1,700,000/=,” Fufa said.

The competition is bankrolled by Stanbic Bank Uganda and paint makers Plascon.

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