FBL: Kasese Skirmishes Affect Suncity-Nyamityobora Clash, Six Games Lined Up

Suncity FC host their home matches at Nyakasanga in Kasese

The Fufa Big League clash between Suncity FC and Nyamityobora that had been earlier scheduled for Thursday 1st December has been called off.

Fufa competitions committee revealed the information in part of their communication on Wednesday morning.

“Match 129 Sun city FC vs Nyamityobora ealier set for Thursday 01 December has been called off. New dates to be communicated, ampoule ” the message read.

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Though Fufa could not readily reveal the reason for the postponement, diagnosis a member of the Suncity team revealed that the team requested for the fixture suspension due to the volatile situation that has prevailed in Kasese town this week.

Security forces were called into action to combat suspected militia in the Rwenzori region which also led to the arrest of the Rwenzururu king Wesley Mumbere.

“We requested for a postponement because, treat though the situation is normalizing, some of our players and members were in one way or the other affected by the events,” the source who preferred anonymity told this website.

“We could gather a squad for the game but some of the players were psychologically affected and needed some rest.”

It has also been reported in some section of the media that Nyamityobora wasn’t willing to travel for the match citing security reasons.

Other matches.

Six other fixtures take centre stage on Thursday with Elgon group leaders Maroons crossing town to Kyambogo in a bid to extend their lead to 24 points.

Fourth placed Simba FC also have a chance of breaking into the playoffs zone in case they pick maximum points away to Kira United.

The Entebbe side has 16 points from nine games; Ndejje and Paidha have 19 and 16 respectively.


In Rwenzori group, Coach Allan Kabonge’s Masavu FC host a tricky Airtel Kitara FC. Masavu top the log with 20 points and could stretch the gap to five points.

Thursday 1 November

Elgon Group
Kyambogo FC Vs Maroons FC – Kyambogo
Kira United Vs Simba FC – Kira
Sporting United Vs Doves All Stars- Lira

Rwenzori Group
Baza Holdings Vs Kireka United – Kawempe Muslim grd
Mbarara City Vs Synergy – Kakyeeka Stadium, mbarara
Masavu Vs Airtel Kitara – Entebbe

Friday 2 November
Hope Doves Vs Boma Young – Mutesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku


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