Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has allocated special financial support for the year 2018 to Uganda Premier League clubs ahead of the new season.
The confirmation followed a FUFA Emergency Committee sitting which convened at FUFA house on Monday 6th August 2018.
During the meeting, a resolution was passed under which FUFA will extend funding to Member Associations and Clubs.
According to publication on the official FUFA website;
The source of funding is the FIFA Forward Programme under a project code named FUFA Members’ Enhancement Project.
Each of the 16 Uganda Premier League clubs will be eligible to Shs. 5,000,000/=.
“Only clubs that have received a club License to play in the 2018-2019 season shall be eligible for the financial support,” added the statement.
In a circular issued by the FUFA Chief Executive on Tuesday 7th August 2018, guidelines were included in the communication;
Each Regional Football Association (RFA) shall receive financial support of Shs. 25,000,000/= for the year 2018.
RFAs that register a women Regional football League (at least 5 teams) shall receive extra funding of Shs. 5,000,000/= allocated for women football expenditure.
Eligible District Football Associations (DFAs) that are active Members of the Regions shall receive a total of Shs. 500,000/= for the year 2018.