The Federation of Uganda Football Association declared the Eagles champions of the 2020/2021 Star Times Uganda Premier League season following their executive committee meeting held on Tuesday afternoon.
Express FC are the Champions
of this year’s Star Times Uganda Premier League season.
The Federation of
Uganda Football Association declared the Eagles champions of the 2020/2021 Star Times Uganda Premier League season
following their executive committee meeting held on Tuesday afternoon.
The decision to crown
the Ugandan Eagles champions is line with Article 18, Section 1, Sub-section C
& D of the FUFA Competition rules, which allow the federation to determine
the champions once the league is suspended after playing 75 per cent of the
Yoweri Museveni announced a nationwide lockdown as part of the containment
measures against the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, which affected
By the time of the
suspension, Express FC was on top of the table with 58 points followed by URA
in the second position with 57 and Vipers FC in the third position with 56 points.
This gave Express FC automatic silverware.
FUFA has also
relegated the last three teams on the table to the FUFA Big league. These include
Kitara FC, MYDA FC and Kitara. The committee also appointed URA, the first
runners up on the Uganda Premier League Uganda’s representatives to the CAF
This is the seventh title for the Wankulukuku based
club after winning the 1974, 1975, 1993, 1995, 1996 and 2011 leagues. As it stands, Express
FC will represent Uganda in the next CAF Champions league. This is a replica of
the previous season where Vipers SC was declared 2019/20 Star Times Uganda
Premier League champions by local soccer body following the suspension of
the league. Vipers had 54 points.
development, the Stanbic Uganda Cup that was at semifinal level will be accomplished
before the next season to determine the winner, according to FUFA.
by the Federation shows that FUFA Big League Playoff games will be played to
conclusion to determine the third team to the Uganda Premier League depending
on clearance from the National Council of Sports and guidelines from the
Ministry of Health guidelines on the COVID-19 pandemic.