The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) Executive Committee passed in unison the renaming of Kirinya-Jinja SS FC to Busoga United Football Club.

Onduparaka vs Kirinya Jinja SS action

Effective the 2019/2020 season, Kirinya-Jinja SS will be known as Busoga United FC.

Kirinya Jinja S.S.S FC request to change the club name to Busoga United Football Club was approved.


FUFA Statement

The identity of Busoga United Football Club is envisaged as a unifying name for the populous of the football mad Busoga area and people of the Eastern region.

The region is all-embracing from people of all walks of life in the districts of Jinja, Iganga, Kamuli, Namutumba to as far as Busembatia and Mbale.

Busoga United FC is led by a female president Diana Hope Nyago with Abbey Bogere Kikomeko the head coach.

Their home ground remains the Mighty Arena, located within the Jinja Secondary School premises.

The club was promoted from the FUFA Big League to the top tier division on Saturday, 14th May 2016 following a nail-biting 3-2 victory over Wandegeya FC on the final day of the regular season at the swampy Kanyanya playground.