Express FC have been declared the 2020/21 Uganda Premier League champions as the season was ended due to the spread of COVID-19.
Sporting activities were suspended by the government in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19. On Tuesday 29th, FUFA decided to end the 2020/21 UPL campaign, basing on Article 18, Section 1, Sub-section C & D of the FUFA Competition rules.
The above article states;
Where the league format due to circumstances of force majeure is not played to completion the league winner shall be determined as follows.
c) Where at least one club has played more than 75% of the league games, the following formula shall be used by TOC (Tournament Organising Committee) to determine the league positions.
d) Total number of points earned from the number of games played multiplied by the total number of games supposed to be played divided by the number of games played.
Therefore, the following decision have been taken
"Express FC who were top of the table declared Champions of the 2020/21 Uganda Premier League," a statement from FUFA read.
Kyetume FC, MYDA FC, and Kitara FC have been relegated to the StarTimes FUFA Big League.
URA FC who were second on the Uganda Premier League table at the time the lockdown was imposed will represent Uganda in the CAF Confederation Cup.