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“Political Attire” Banned at Nambole Ahead of Cranes Match

Police and the military heavily deployed at the Namboole Stadium as the national football team the Ugandan Cranes prepared to take on the Ghanaian Black Stars in the return leg of the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers

The heavily armed officers were among others on the lookout for people with plans to use the match for political gain.

The operation was commanded by the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura, who told press at parliament, that any one seen with political related attire that would not be allowed inside the stadium.

“We are disallowing any wear; any clothing that can be associated with partisan politicking. All party colours whether NRM, DP, UPC… the colours that she shall allow are national colours, like these uniforms of FUFA,” said Kayihura at Namboole.

This follows reports that some people had prepared to wear cloths that had messages against the Age Limit Bill Amendment at the game for the game.

FDC’s President Mugisha Muntu yesterday posted a picture of his red cranes jersey  number 102; which is also the number of the of the continuous constitutional on age limit article that is being debated

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