The Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) has canceled all 2020 local Basketball activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The decisions to cancel this year’s basketball activities was announced today – Friday morning, after an Executive committee meeting held on 23rd July 2020.
FUBA further stated that the Executive Committee shall use this time to come up with a clear road map and plan for the 2021 basketball season which shall be communicated not later than the 31st of August 2020.
The decisions made are as follows:
- All 2020 basketball competitions as per the FUBA calendar with the exception of the Afrobasket qualifiers are canceled.
- All contractual issues between players and their clubs will be handled in accordance with the contract laws of the country.
- Players, that had registered with their clubs for the 2020 basketball season, without formal contracts will be handled as per the FUBA rules and regulations of 2020 which provide for a default contract of two years. The two years will, therefore, start from 2021 onwards.
The AfroBasket qualifiers remain the only activity left on FUBA’s 2020 calendar as Uganda will take part in the 2021 AfroBasket qualifiers scheduled to take place between 27th to 29th November 2020 in Egypt.