URA FC terminates all activities due to Coronavirus. Following KCCA FC and Proline FC’s cancellation of all their football activities. URA FC have also come out to suspend their activities because of the current coronavirus pandemic situation.
This follows the government’s suspension of all public and social gatherings which include sporting activities to limit the chance of the virus spreading.
According to Sam Ssimbwa’s coached side, safety comes first and it is the reason why they have made the decision.
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“In the current context where the Covid-19 pandemic has become a global public health problem, URA Football Club wants to reassure its players, staff, fans, and sponsors that your health, your safety, and your well-being are of the utmost importance for us,” the statement from the club reads.
“Following the president of Uganda his H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s guidance on suspending gatherings including sports gatherings, URA FC will join the efforts by suspending club activities including training up to 20th April 2020,” the statement continues.
They also went on to urge the public to closely pay attention and follow the guidelines by the authorities to stay alive and safe from the killer virus.
“We would like to encourage the general public to follow and practice the health and safety guidelines put out by the Ministry of Health to help avoid the pandemic.”
They are currently fifth on the 16-team log on 40 points with five games to the closure of the season.