Kyetume slapped hard for pitch invasion, fighting

A section of Kyetume FC fans and players were involved in hooliganism against Kitara FC|Kitara FC Image

Hooliganism Kyetume slapped hard for pitch invasion, fighting

Allan Damba 16:24 - 26.04.2023

"Kyetume FC loses the match mentioned herein above by forfeiture," partly said a statement from the FUFA Competitions Disciplinary Panel on Wednesday.

Following Kyetume FC's failure to tame acts of hooliganism in their FUFA Big League match against Kitara FC at Nakisunga Saza Ground on April 20, FUFA has sanctioned the former with heavy charges.

With the game tied at 1-1, Edson Agondeze netted at the death for Kitara, which had a section of disappointed Kyetume fans and a few players engage in physical violence.

"Kyetume FC loses the match mentioned herein above by forfeiture," partly said a statement from the FUFA Competitions Disciplinary Panel on Wednesday.

The Big League outfit will also lose points and as many goals should they be locked in future similar incidents again.

"A suspended deduction of two points and two goals should Kyetume FC responsible for acts of hooliganism again."

The Disciplinary Panel further fined the club: "A cash fine of UGX 1M and should be paid by May 2 2023."

Some Kyetume FC fans and players wh were cited during the hooliganism against Kitara fc

Kyetume players Solomon Opolot and Patrick Mubiru were also found guilty over the same and received their share of punishment.

"A four-match suspension for each of two Kyetume FC players, Oplot Solomon and Patrick Mubiru."

Following the ruling, Kitara returns to the top of the Big League table with 51 points, one ahead of runners-up NEC FC.

On the other hand, Kyetume lies 10th on the 15-team table with 33 points.