In a bid to adhere to the Covid 19 Regulations ahead of the StarTimes Uganda Premier League, Uganda Police Football Club has today Wednesday subjected its players and technical team to Covid 19 tests.
The Football governing body, FUFA issued strict guidelines to be followed if a team is to take part in the league scheduled to begin on 3rd December 2020.
The club found it prudent to carry out the test to establish the safety of the players and the technical staff and The club foots all the expenses of the participants in effort to prepare itself for the coming season 2020/21.
Head Coach Abdallah Mubiru said that Covid 19 is real and urged all the staff to take personal initiative to keep safe to avoid disappointments after putting in a lot of effort in preparation for the new season.
“Covid 19 is real. All our players need to protect themselves, not only acquiring the disease, but also spreading it to colleagues. The only way for them to play a good game and meet their goal is by making sure they are negative from any symptoms of this pandemic.
There is need for the players to stay safe. It’s embarrassing to come to a match day when a section is positive after training so hard. We are not taking anything for granted,” he added.Abdallah Mubiru
According to the draft fixtures released by UPL, the Cops start campaign on December 4 against Wakiso Giants at Lugogo.