FUFA calls off Uganda Cranes preparation camp for CHAN 2020. Following the widespread of Coronavirus pandemic, the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has called off the Uganda Cranes camp. In addition, that was preparing for the 2020 Championship of Africa Nations (CHAN).
This came after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced the postponement of the tournament due to the escalating health concerns in regard to COVID-19.
This, however, prompted FUFA’s Weekly press briefing on Wednesday at FUFA House Mengo, FUFA CEO Edgar Watson confirmed that the Uganda Cranes camp has been suspended.
“With CAF announcing that the 2020 CHAN tournament is called off, it was inevitable for us,” FUFA CEO Edgar Watson said before adding.
“We also decided to stop the national team camp, for now, the camp has been stopped and the players will return to their respective teams.”
“We want to urge the football fraternity to remain vigilant and also follow the guidelines put in place by the government, the World Health Organization and FIFA in regards to COVID-19,” he added.
CAF administration is yet to announce potential new dates and this announcement will depend on the improvement of the situation.
Uganda is one of the 16 nations that qualified for the 2020 CHAN edition that was supposed to start in April, they are placed in group C alongside Rwanda, Togo and Morocco.
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