USL Champions Maroons Unceremoniously Relegated


here geneva;”>Live updates coming from the Uganda Media Centre where Education Minister Jessica Alupo and State Sports Minister Charles Bakkabulindi are addressing scribes and administrators of the two topflight leagues in Uganda will have a new name starting from the 2013/14 season. It will now be called the Uganda Premier League (UPL).

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salve geneva;”>However on an unwelcome notice, the 2012/13 Bell Super League champions Maroons FC have been relegated to the FUFA Super League and will not take part in the 2013/14 UPL season. The would be Ugandan Orange African Champions league representatives were punished for refusing to register with the just concluded Fufa Super League for the 2012/13 season.

This means Kampala City Council will be the bonafide owners of bragging rights to the Orange African Champions league

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We have consulted widely. To come up with this decision about Uganda football.

Ministry shall help in getting the sponsors and retaining them.

FSL and USL will change its name to UPL after the two are deregistered. In case these entities fail to deregister, government will.

The new league will be named as Uganda Premier League; some USL employees can be used in the new league

All officials and players in USL are at liberty to join the clubs in the new league without punishment

Maroons will only make a comeback from the Big league; all relegated clubs will play in the Big League

Guidelines for new Uganda premier league. It will be facilitated by FUFA and under FIFA guidelines with promotion…

Government intervention is meant to offer guidance and redirection and ministry with solicitor general has met with all

USL was not legally dissolved by the clubs and FUFA

Ongoing sponsorship from super sports and EABL had to be determine

They have eroded public interest and sponsors

Two Leagues have paralysed development of football and impacted on Cranes

Statements about FUFA and Namboole to be dealt on too.

ChimpSport will keep you posted on the proceedings as they come in.


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