FUFA's artificial turf, rejected by Nambole Stadium is to be laid at Nakivubo instead. The turf worth 1.3 billion shillings is part of FIFA's aid to FUFA. Artificial turf is a man-made grass-like surface. It is often used in arenas for sports that were originally on grass natural grass.
FUFA media committee Chairman, Rogers Mulindwa says FUFA is waiting for a letter from State Minister for Sports, Charles Bakabulindi to authorize the process for the world soccer governing body FIFA, to send their team of engineers to fix turf. The turf needs to be fixed before the rainy season, as drainage issue needs to be addressed at the stadium.
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Meanwhile the National football team, Cranes will play a build up match against Burundi's national team on 18th March at Nakivubo stadium. The match is in preparation for the African cup of Nation tie against Nigeria's Super Eagles on 24th March in Lagos.