SC-Villa and KCC players during the disputed game in Ntungamo.
SC-Villa and KCC players during the disputed game in Ntungamo.

 

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has pardoned the referees who presided over the botched Uganda Cup finals between Sports Club Villa and Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA FC) at Kyamate grounds in Ntungamo.

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Robert Donney and his assistants, Musa Balikowa and Robert Bakwali and the match official, Brian Miiro Nsubuga, a FIFA referee, had been suspended effective July 1.

But recently Ahmed Hussein, the FUFA Communications boss released the list of 124 referees that included the suspended referees, who are to undergo the Cooper Tests.

According to Hussein the four referees successfully appealed their suspension and were cleared.

Meanwhile, the 124 FIFA badge holding referees, beach soccer referees and national referees from several FUFA regions will undertake the checkups and physical fitness tests in preparation for the new season.

The medicals will take place on Saturday, August 8 at FUFA House in Mengo with the fitness tests slated for the next day at the Nelson Mandela Stadium.