Futsal Super League action in 2020. The league was prematurely canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic

2021 Futsal Super League: Kick off date (1st May)

Venue: Old Kampala Sports Arena

The 2021 Futsal season will officially get underway on Saturday 1st May 2021 at the Old Kampala Sports Arena, with a fresh format of play as well as a new venue for the competitions.

According to the Futsal Association Uganda (FAU), Ibrahim Mugera, there are three competitions that will be held; Futsal Super League, Futsal Uganda Cup and Futsal Super Cup.

The 2020-21 Futsal season will kick off Saturday, 1st May 2021 with all safety requirements in place. The games in Futsal Super League, Futsal Uganda Cup and Futsal Super Cup shall be played at the Old Kampala Sports Arena. Due to COVID-19, only a limited number of fans will attend with live streaming for all matches.

Ibrahim Mugera, Futsal Association Uganda CEO
Kabowa Yeak is among the 8 clubs confirmed for the 2020-21 Fustal Super League

The Futsal Association Uganda competitions officer Abubaker Kakule attests that they have a tight timeline to complete the league in respect to observing the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and have divided the clubs into two groups.

The eight clubs that duly confirmed to take part in the league have been divided into two groups and the draws were via ZOOM meeting.

These include; Aidenal SOSA, Synergy, Kisenyi, Kampala Junior Team (KJT), Mengo, Park, Big Talent and Yeak Kabowa Futsal clubs.

Group A has Mengo, Aidenal SOSA, Big Talent and Kampala Junior Team. The clubs in group B include; Park, Kisenyi, Yeak Kabowa and Synergy.

After all the match days, the top two clubs will then play in the play-offs (semi-final format) on a home and away basis to determine the two finalists.

Similarly, there will be play-offs for the 5th and 6th place as well as the matches to determine the 7th and 8th placed clubs.

The Futsal Uganda Cup competition will only be played by the 8 clubs in the Futsal Super League, starting with the quarter final stage (fixtures have been conducted via ZOOM).

Dream won the 2019 Futsal Uganda Cup

Futsal Super Cup:

At the end of the season, the winner of the Futsal Super League will battle the champion of the Futsal Uganda Cup for the Futsal Super Cup trophy and gold medals.

On a position development, individual clubs have already embarked with re-organizing their respective houses with recruitment of players, commencement of training sessions with light build up matches.

A case in point is the Aidenal SOSA Futsal club whose season squad is already officially out.

The season winds down on 17th July 2021.

Round One Fixtures:

1st May 2021:

  • Mengo Vs Aidenal SOSA (9 AM)
  • Park Vs Kisenyi (10 AM)
  • Kampala Junior Team Vs Kisenyi (11:30 AM)
  • Synergy Vs Kabowa Yeak (12 PM)

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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