University Football League Kick-off Dates Revealed

After months since the University Football League draws were held, the kickoff dates for the new season have finally been set.

The 11th edition of the league will be kicking off on September 12th 2023 with Uganda Martys hosting Bugema in Nkozi.

The tournament was scheduled to get underway on Thursday, March 9 2023.

Unlike the previous editions, the 2023/24 University Football League will comprise of 23 Universities unlike the 22 of the previous edition.

ISBAT University are newcomers while Mbarara University of Science and Technology are not playing this season.

Penninah Kabenge, the University Football league president said that they are happy to see the league grow.

“We are glad to note that the tournament that started with 16 teams is now growing to 23 teams,” she stated.

“We would like to welcome our newest member ISBAT University who are also here to compete for the championship.”

Uganda Marty’s Nkozi are the defending champions of the University Football League.

Then, they beat St Lawrence 1-0 thanks to Sanny Kaija’s goal in the final at Lugogo last year in November.

The 23 Universities were pitted in six groups.

The complete 6 groups

Group A
Bugema University
Kabale University
Uganda Marty’s university
University of Kisubi

Group B
Islamic university in Uganda
Victoria University

Group C
Kyambogo University
Makerere university
Muni university
Ndejje university

Group D
Busitema university
Kampala international university
Kumi university
Uganda Christian university

Group E
Gulu university
International university of East Africa
Nkumba university
St. Lawrence university

Group F
Bishop Stuart university
ISBAT university
Kampala university



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