The 2021/2022 StarTimes FUFA Big league season will consist of only 12 teams, a reduction of the 16 teams that participated in this season’s championship.
This was confirmed by FUFA on Wednesday afternoon on their official social media handles.
The 2020/21 season of FUFA Regional leagues was cancelled before start due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so no team was promoted to Uganda’s second tier league.
Consequently, FUFA has confirmed that Mbale Heroes, Paidha Black Angels, Kigezi HomeBoys and Terrazzo and Tiles have all been relegated to the Regional league.
Furthermore, FUFA on Tuesday evening confirmed they are for guidance from National Council of Sports and the Ministry of Health on when and how the playoff games for the FUFA Big league will be handled.
With Arua Hill SC and Tooro United FC already securing promotion to top flight, one slot is still up for grabs and four teams that is Gadaffi FC, Nyamityobora FC, Blacks Power and Proline FC are all in contention.