The FUFA Competitions Department has postponed the FUFA Super 8 semifinal match between KCCA FC and URA FC that was scheduled for Sunday, 20th August 2023 after the death of the later’s head coach Sam Timbe.
Both teams have also confirmed the development on their social media platforms.
URA wrote,” “Our FUFA Super 8 Semi Final encounter against KCCA FC that was to take place tomorrow, Sunday 20th August 2023 has been postponed following the untimely and sudden death of our Head Coach Sam Timbe.”
“Our FUFA Super 8 Semi Final game against URA FC that had been scheduled to take place on Sunday 20th August 2023 has been called off following the passing of their Head Coach Sam Timbe,” KCCA also confirmed.
URA announced the sad news of the coach’s demise on Saturday afternoon. He breathed his last en route to Nakasero Hospital for ICU, as referred by St Catherine Hospital.
The team was in camp at Standard Hotel, Kampala, preparing for the match against KCCA FC.
According to FUFA, the decision to postpone the match has been made to allow URA FC and the entire football fraternity honour and pay their last respects to coach Sam Timbe who passed on today afternoon.
Meanwhile, a new date on which the game will be played shall be confirmed later by FUFA.