FUFA has finally cleared URA FC to host League games at Ndejje University’s playground, the Arena of Visions, the club has confirmed.
URA FC was amongst the clubs that had not yet finalized the licensing criteria ahead of the 2020/2021 StarTimes UPL season that got underway today, Thursday, December 3.
URA FC who had no confirmed venue at the time of the first licensing process and inspections have finally met the criteria for this season’s license after Ndejje University submitted their playground for grading as per the new season guidelines.
URA FC shifted to the Arena of Visions from the Nelson Mandela stadium, Nambole last season after the facility was deemed unfit to host Uganda Premier League games.
URA FC who played their last three fixtures at the Bombo Military Barracks playground last season shifted to the Arena of Visions where they played five games before the league was prematurely ended due to the coronavirus crisis.
While at the Arena of Visions, URA FC picked up some notable results against the top table teams including a 2-1 win over the then-defending champions KCCA FC, a 3-1 over eventual winners Vipers among others.
Last season, the four-time Uganda Premier League champions finished a disappointing fifth on the standings with 40 points after 25 games.
URA FC takes on Mbarara City FC in their first game of the season at the Kakyeka Stadium in Mbarara on Friday, December 4. They will play their first game at the Arena of Visions against Soltilo Bright Stars on Tuesday, December 8.