The Uganda Super League Limited (USSL) has today suspended the Bell Lager League following a meeting with clubs held at the Sheraton Hotel.
The Uganda Super League Limited-USSL has suspended the Bell Larger league as a result of the ongoing strike by football players. The decision to suspend the league was reached in a meeting conducted on Monday, at Sheraton Hotel between club officials and USSL. It came after players from various football clubs laid down their tools protesting poor remuneration and mismanagement of football in the country.
The players demanded the resignation of the Lawrence Mulindwa, FUFA executive and national team coach Bobby Williams. As a result of the strike, four Bell Larger League matches that were scheduled for last week didn’t take place. Last evening, USSL decided to suspend all this week’s league games to resolve the player’s concerns. They also decided that through the USSL secretariat write to the local Federation, FUFA, to reopen a mini window for seven days for player transfer and registration.
Interestingly a committee of three constituted to meet the Uganda Footballers’ Association for deliberations included suspended USSL chairman Kavuma Kabenge, John Mutenda and Ivan Bagyenda. Raymond Ssekandi, the USSL spokesman told URN after the meeting that they hope that the player’s issues will be resolved immediately to allow the league resume. Rogers Mulindwa, spokesman Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA says that they still consulting all their stakeholders before they come up with their own stand on the matter.
The meeting at Sheraton Hotel was attended by Kabenge Kavuma (Express), Mwebaze Asaph (Maroons FC), Fred Muwema (SC Villa), Peter Johnson (Fire Masters), Lajan Livingstone (Police), Haruna Kyobe (Bunnamawya), Julius Oyet (Water FC), George Yiga (Masaka), Michael Mulira (UTODA), Henry Mayeku (URA), John Mutenda (KCC FC), Ivan Bagyenda (Victors), Isaac Jurugo (Simba). The teams absent included; Hoima-Busia FC, Proline FC and Bidco FC.
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