Three senior players including Goalkeeper and skipper Denis Masinde Onyango, midfielders Michael Azira and Hassan Wasswa Mawanda retired within a space of one-week driving speculation on the state of affairs in Uganda Cranes camp.
the Sports State Minister, Denis Hamson Obua, says they consulted Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB and reached a final decision not to give special UCE examinations to the players. He told the Education Committee of parliament chaired by Jacob Opolot said giving the players special exams will open a Pandora Box
The partnership that extends to all FUFA's affiliated teams will see Umbro supply both men’s and women’s national teams with high-performance match kits, training and off-field apparel, as well as equipment.
The team was initially supposed to travel on Sunday and had embarked on their journey, however, the delay in processing the travel entry clearance to Dubai caused a setback in the arrangements they had earlier made.
The four teams that will take part in the playoffs include Ndejje University, Kataka FC, Kitara FC and Kiboga Young to decide who will join Malaba Youth Development Association FC (MYDA) and UPDF FC which are already confirmed to have joined the Star Times Uganda Premier League