Tooro United FC and Arua Hill SC have gained promotion to the StarTimes Uganda Premier League for the 2021/2022 season.
Tooro United topped the Rwenzori group with 31 points from 14 matches while Arua Hill finished at the summit of the Elgon group with 30 points.
The confirmation for the promotion of the two teams came after the final round for the regular season which climaxed on Sunday successfully with several matches on card around the country.
Tooro United beat a hard fighting Kigezi HomeBoyz FC 1-0 at the Mutesa II Wankulukukuku stadium without fans because of mitigation for the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Marvin Oshaba scored the all important goal, a well struck penalty in the 27th minute that also condemned Kigezi HomeBoyz FC to relegation.
On the other hand, Arua Hill condemned Paidha Black Angels 4-0 at the Barifa play ground in Arua City to seal the direct berth in style.
Rashid Kawawa struck a brace with Gadafi Gadihno and Ceaser Okhuti each adding a goal for Arua Hill.
There will be play-offs at a date yet to be named by FUFA Competitions Department to determine the third side that will make the Uganda Premier League grade.
In the play-offs; Gaddafi FC will take on Nyamityobora FC while Proline FC faces Blacks Power FC to determine the two finalists who will lock horns for the third club to join Tooro United FC and Arua Hill SC.
The final game will be between the Rwenzori and Elgon group winners; Tooro United against Arua Hill to decide who the champion of the 2020/2021 StarTimes FUFA Big League season.
Four clubs were relegated after the completion of the regular season. Kigezi Home Boyz as well as Terrazo and Tiles were both in the Rwenzori group.
Mbale Heroes and Paidha Black Angels FC dropped the levels to Regional League from the Elgon group.
Match Day 14 Full Results:
- Tooro United 1-0 Kigezi Home Boyz
- Luweero United 0-0 Ndejje University
- Nyamityobora 2-0 Terrazo and Tiles
- Proline 3-1 Water
- Calvary 3-2 Gaddafi
- Arua Hill 4-0 Paidha Black Angels
- Maroons 2-1 Blacks Power
- Mbale Heroes 0-0 Kataka
StarTimes FUFA Big League 2021 (Play-offs)
- Match 113: Gaddafi Vs Nyamityobora – 2 PM
- Match 114: Proline Vs Blacks Power – 4 PM
- Third place play off (Match 115): Winner 113 Vs Winner 114 – 2PM
- Final (Match 116): Arua Hill Vs Tooro United – 4 PM
*Date and venue for these matches to be confirmed