Uganda Kobs team has delayed preparations ahead of the U-23 CECAFA
Challenge Cup due to the COVID-19 restrictions issued by President
Yoweri Kaguta Museveni last Friday.
The 40 men squad summoned by head coach Morley Byekwaso entered residential camp last Friday expected to kick start preparations.
Hussien, the FUFA Communication director told Uganda
Radio Network (URN) on Monday that all players are camped at the Cranes
Paradise Hotel in Kisaasi
where they are doing physical fitness exercises as they wait for
clearance from the
COVID-19 task force on issues of full training. He made it clear that
the team has undergone through checks and are observing all the
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said if the team is allowed to kick-off preparations,
they will be conducting training from the MTN Omondi Stadium in Lugogo.
He however stressed that if the team is cleared to train, it will be a
closed door training to protect the team from being exposed to
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U-23 CECAFA Challenge Cup expected to take place between July 3-18th in
Ethiopia will also attract the Democratic Republic of Congo U-23 team
Hussein also revealed that the Football governing
body is already engaging the COVID-19 task force to okay them so that they finish all their activities that were on-going.
the activities that were still taking place include;
the Star Times Uganda Premier League which was left with only three
games for each team, the FUFA Big league play-offs that were set to be
played at the end
of this month and also the Lady Doves who are meant to start
preparations to represent Uganda in inaugural CAF Champions League
qualifiers for women.