Uganda Cup: Fufa Under Fire for Suspicious Change of Referees

Referees at aborted finals in Ntungamo

Local football governing body, information pills symptoms Fufa has come under fire again following a late controversial decision to appoint Kenyan referees to oversee the replay of the aborted Uganda cup final between SC Villa and KCCA FC barely eight hours after presenting a set of local officials to the clubs in a meeting.

The decision has not gone well with majority of football fans and stakeholders causing traffic of uproars on social media platform.

According to one of the KCCA FC officials, drugs who was in the meeting (with Fufa and Villa) exclaimed after learning the developments from social media and internet terming Fufa’s move as suspicious.

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“I am afraid I can’t restrain myself anymore, see we spent a larger part of yesterday at FUFA discussing and we agreed amidst a lot of pain that we would play the final for the good of soccer (the game), the issues of referees for the game (SC Villa v KCC Fc) were such that a Ugandan ref of repute would do the game. FUFA communicated subsequently that Alex Muhabi and a team of officials would do the game we didn’t object, that has however changed in spite of the programs we were given saying otherwise!” a part of Kibazo’s message on social media read.

The message further refuted claims by the federation media that the decision was agreed upon by all the parties. According to the KCCA Fc official, the team (KCCA Fc) was considering to forfeit the finals.

“If we withdrew our trust for tomorrow’s final (Uganda cup), would we be wrong? We are strongly considering this action and we’ll let you know.”

Former Uganda Cranes and long aerving Fufa official, Mr. Fred ‘Malibu’ Katende also expressed his concern terming the move ‘a mistake’,

“I don’t know why my friends at FUFA are making mistake (after) mistake with Uganda cup finals. Now Kenyan referees for what? Are we going to maintain this for each and every aborted game?” Katende rhetorically asked.



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