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Netball: National League Is Back, Throws Off In December

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Finally Uganda Netball Federation (UNF) released the 2020/21 season fixtures and the league is to throw off on 05th December 2020.

The season that was interrupted by the emergency of COVID-19 pandemic, it’s format of play shall not differ from that of previous seasons and it will run for five weeks before its end.

In previous two to three seasons, the league games have been honored at Mandela National Stadium, but since the stadium was turned into an emergency place for COVID-19 patients, the federation decided to channel the venue to Kibuli Police Children Primary School weather court.

Five games are to be played on match day one and money bags from Makindye, Weyonje Netball Club shall open up the league against newbies, Uganda X Luweero at 8:30am before defending champions, National Insurance Corporation (NIC) battle it out with UPDF NC at 10:30am.

The league will be finished on 16th January 2021 and that day shall have five fixtures.

Three main rules are to be considered in this year’s editon.

>All teams must arrive 30 minutes before the game.

>Any team that arrives 30 minutes late shall be given a walkover.

>No team shall be allowed to play without a license.

Opening day fixtures:

Saturday 05th December 2020

Weyonje NC vs Uganda X Luweero @08am

NIC vs UPDF NC @10:30am

KCCA NC vs Posta NC @13:30pm

Police NC vs UCU NC @2:30pm

Prisons NC vs KBK NC @4:30pm

Sunday 06th December 2020

KBK NC vs Police NC @08:30am

UCU NC vs Prisons NC @10:30am

Posta vs Weyonje @12:30pm

Uganda X Luweero NC vs NIC @2:30pm

UPDF NC vs KCCA NC @4:30pm.

Closing match day fixtures:

Saturday 16th January 2021

Uganda X Luweero vs Posta 

KBK NC vs UPDF 

Weyonje NC vs UCU

Prisons NC vs KCCA NC

NIC vs Police NC 

Full fixtures

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