Senegal vs Cranes, September 07
A court injunction by City Lawyer Fred Muwema seeking to stop all Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) activities has affected the preparation plans of the Uganda Cranes Dennis Bbosa reports.
According to incoming FUFA President Moses Magogo, the federation is not certain the team will travel to Botswana (today) and to Turkey on Sunday as it had been planned to prepare for the do or die World Cup encounter with Senegal in Morocco on September 7.
Muwema told Pepper Sport that the court injunction seeks to stop FUFA or FUFA LTD from continuing with duties of governing Ugandan football because they are ‘illegal’.
“We want new structures to be put in place to re-organise our football and that will be sorted out by court soon,” Muwema said on behalf of Uganda Super League Limited (USLL).
Magogo revealed that the Attorney General Peter Nyombi had clarified the difference between FUFA and FUFA LTD adding that there was no need to stop association activities like the league and the August 31 Delegates Conference.
Meanwhile Cranes left for Botswana on Thursday afternoon with coach Milutin Micho Sredojevic conceding to pressure over the omission of custodian Abel Dhaira, strikers Dan Sserunkuuma and Goeffrey Massa in their bid to get shape in Gaborone and upset the West Africans at a neutral ground in Marrakesh.
Drama ensure at the federation hedquarters in Mengo when even the Shs385m President Museveni donated to the Cranes on Tuesday was with held by the Education Ministry since Ministry officials doubt who to give the money (FUFA or FUFA LTD) owing to the Injuction.