Federation of Uganda Football Association have taken a decision to relegate the embattled Arua Hill Sports Club to second tier, Big League.
The demotion confirmed on Tuesday evening, the 6th February 2024 is due to club’s failure to fulfill licensing requirements ahead of the second round.

FUFA confirmed the development through a statement released by the Deputy CEO in charge of football Decolas Kizza.
“FUFA appreciates your effort to fulfill Club Licensing Requirements to participate in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League 2023/24.

Your request has not been considered by the FUFA Club Licensing Appeals Committee (FCLAC).

The FUFA Club Licensing Appeals Committee has noted that Arua Hill Sports Club has continuously violated its obligations under the FUFA Club Licensing Regulations.

The decision of the FUFA Club Licensing Committee is therefore upheld. The club is therefore advised to prepare for Club Licensing in the Men’s second division league for the season 2024/25.” Partly reads the statement.

Due to financial constraints, the club lost important figures in the technical and playing staff.

Their head coach Charles Livingstone Mbabazi who joined Vipers was followed by a host players including captain Gaddafi Wahab and Goalkeeper Richard Anyama joined NEC FC and UPDF FC respectively.

The other players are Reagan Mpande and Ibrahim Oriti who moved to record champions SC Villa and BUL FC respectively.

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