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U17 Teams to Undergo MRI Test Before League Kickoff

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In a bid to curb the age cheating vice in the country’s elite youth league, viagra 100mg Fufa has organized a scientific way of proving players age commonly known as MRI.

The federation has instructed all clubs participating in the Azam Uganda premier league to avail all their players for the exercise to take take place on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th at Mulago national hospital.

“All players of the Azam Uganda premier league U17 teams will have to undergo an age verification exercise tomorrow Saturday and Sunday in preparation for the forthcoming U17 FUFA ELITE YOUTH LEAGUE, ampoule ” a message obtained from one of the club officials read in part.

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Further reads that “Players to feature for their respective teams in the league will have to be proven to be U17 years so as to be issued with a license.”

There was a lot of complains and discomfort about the eligibility of several players in the junior league who were suspected to be way above the line.

One such case is Vipers JT goalie James Ahebwa who had featured in several games for the team and later on caused the country in the Afcon U-20 qualifiers after Rwanda presented evidence that he held two passports with different dates of birth.

Under the two passports, the player had 19 years, two more than the stipulated age firvthe junior tournament. The federation declined to take actions on Vipers and went on to crown the team as champions of the youth league after they beat KCCA JT in finals.

2016-17 Season
The league is scheduled to kick off on Friday, 23rd September with KCCA SA hosting Sadolin Paints FC JT.

U17 Teams to undergo age verification exercise tomorrow Saturday, 17/09/2016 at Mulago hospital are; KCCA JT, BUL FC JT, URA JT, JMC JT, Kirinya Jinja SS JT, Sc Villa Jogoo JT, Lweza JT, Express JT

U17 Teams to undergo age verification exercise on Sunday- Police JT, Onduparaka JT, Soana JT, Sadolin Paints JT, Proline FC JT, Vipers JT, The Saints JT, Bright stars JT.

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