The two parties are going to have their next league games without the supporters in the stadium following the violation that happened in the last matches.
were sanctioned by the Federation of Uganda Football Association and the following matches are going to be held without fans’ presence.
Based on reports from
, violation of Article 10 of the Fufa Covid-19 restrictions done by the two parties has led to sanctions because they permitted their fans to come in the stadium without masks.
The fans’ offense was committed when KCCA locked horns with Police FC. Onduparaka, on the other hand, were going against Mbarara City.
The Fufa statement to KCCA read:
“The Fufa Competitions Disciplinary Panel has sanctioned KCCA for violating Article 10 of the Fufa Covid-19 Regulations.
“KCCA allowed fans/Spectators into the stadium for their match against Police FC on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at Omondi Stadium - Lugogo without written authorisation from Fufa, and most of the fans were seen not wearing face masks.
“KCCA will play their next league home match behind closed doors [without fans in the stadium] and should KCCA fail to heed to the sanction, the panel will take further disciplinary measures against the club.”
The letter to Onduparaka stated:
“The Fufa Competitions Disciplinary Panel has sanctioned Onduparaka for violating Article 10 of the Fufa Covid-19 Regulations.
“Onduparaka allowed fans/spectators into the stadium for their match against Mbarara City on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at Green Light Stadium Arua without written authorization from Fufa, and most of the fans were seen not wearing face masks.
“Onduparaka will play their next league match on Wednesday, March 11, 2021, against URA behind closed doors [without fans in the stadium], and should Onduparaka fail to heed to the sanction, the panel will take further disciplinary measures against the club.”
KCCA were also questioned to explain why actions are not being taken against them despite their violation.
“Disciplinary proceedings were opened against, the management of KCCA following their fans hurling threats at the assistant referee and persistently standing in the sitting area whilst the game was in progress on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at Kabaka-Kyabaggu Stadium which caused a stoppage of the match for about six minutes contrary to Fufa Competitions Rules.
“KCCA has been asked to implore on how to further sensitize their fans about the misgivings of the same and the sanctions that may follow.”