Masaza Cup: Bulemeezi Heavily Punished Over Indiscipline

The Masaza cup organising committee has subjected a heavy punishment and fine to Bulemeezi Ssaza following their semi final clash against Buddu.

On Sunday 16th this month, following Bulemeezi’s 2-1 win over Buddu in their semi final return leg, there were ugly scenes after the final whistle.

And they had sparked off during the game when Buddu pulled one goal back in the second half through substitute Dennis Kalanzi, a goal that put Buddu back into the contest, when Calvin Peter Emayu had put scored twice to put Bulemeezi ahead.

And after the game, Bulemeezi fans were seen chasing the referees and it is said that many of Buddu fans sustained injuries and property like cars were destroyed.

As a result, the Masaza cup committee took action and found Bulemeezi guilty.

The ruling from the Masaza Cup competition stated,

Bulemeezi Ssaza has been fined 5,000,000 due to the un sporting actions from their fans, coaches and players and this money must be paid before the Masaza cup finals this year.

Furthermore, Bulemeezi has been suspended from the competition this year and they will not play their classification game against Busiro.

The team has also been deducted two goals and two points and it will apply starting in next year’s Masaza cup season 2023.

They will also play three games on neutral grounds next season on a venue to be arranged by the Masaza Cup committee.

Their coaches Ronald Ssali, Yusuf Kinene and Ssekamate Leo have been banned from the tournament for one year.

Bulemeezi team Captain Oscar Sulaiman Ssesazi, Oloya Habibu, Zizinga Ashiraf and Bagenda Abdul have all been suspended for two years. For Ssesazi, he has been handed to Fufa to action further on his un sporting behaviours.

For Bunya Patrick, a Bulemeezi fan, he has been banned for five years with out taking part at my Masaza cup game .

It is a heavy punishment for Bulemeezi, who bowed out in pain this year despite winning the second leg against Buddu.

For Buddu, who are now finalists, they have not been affected by the decisions of the Masaza Cup committee.

It is strong to note that Buddu advanced to the finals on away goals rule having picked a 1-0 win at home and scored at a goal Kasana in the return leg. They will face off with Busiro in this year’s final with the dates and venue yet to be communicated.

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