2009–10 Uganda Big League

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Uganda Big League
Season 2009-10

The 2009-10 Ugandan Big League is the 1st season of the official second tier Ugandan football championship.

Overview[edit]

The 2009-10 Uganda Big League was contested by 16 teams divided into two groups. The Elgon Group was won by Gulu United FC and the Rwenzori Group was won by Maroons FC. The third promotion place went to UTODA FC who won the promotion play-off.[1][2]

Clubs within the Big League enter the Ugandan Cup and Gulu United FC progressed as far as the Quarter Finals where they were defeated 3-0 away to Masaka LC .[1]

Participants and locations[edit]

The 16 clubs that competed in the first season of the FBL in 2009-10 were as follows:

Participating clubs Settlement Position in the 2008/09 season
Bishop Nankyama FC Bukalasa Semi-finalists from Buganda Regional League
Devine Waters FC Apac Third placed team from North Regional Super Mini League
Fort Hills FC Fort Portal Third placed team from West Regional Super Mini League
Gulu United FC Gulu
Jinja Arsenal FC Jinja
Jinja Municipal Council Hippos FC Jinja Runner-up from East Regional Super Mini League
KASE FC Kampala Third placed team from Kampala Regional Super Mini League
Maroons FC Kampala Runners-up from Kampala Regional Super Mini League
Masaka Municipal Council FC Masaka
Mbale Heroes FC Mbale Third placed team from East Regional Super Mini League
Mbarara United FC Mbarara Fourteenth team in Uganda Super League
Misindye FC Mukono Third placed team from Buganda Regional Super Mini League
Ndejje University FC Luwero Runners-up from Buganda Regional Super Mini League
Samba Boys FC Yumbe Runners-up from North Regional Super Mini League
Sharing Youth FC Kampala Seventeenth team in Uganda Super League
UTODA FC Kampala Semi-finalists from Kampala Regional League

[1]

League standings[edit]

Elgon Group[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1 Gulu United FC (C) (P) 14 8 4 2 21 9 28 Promotion to 2010-11 Uganda Super League
2 UTODA FC (P) 14 6 5 3 25 13 23 Qualification to Uganda Big League playoffs
3 Bishop Nankyama FC 14 5 6 3 15 15 21
4 Samba Boys FC 14 7 1 6 18 18 22
5 Jinja MC Hippos FC 14 4 6 4 17 12 18
6 Mbale Heroes FC 14 5 3 6 15 26 18
7 Sharing Youth FC 14 5 2 7 16 18 17
8 Devine Waters FC 14 1 3 10 7 23 6

[1][2]

Rwenzori Group[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1 Maroons FC (C) (P) 14 11 2 1 34 11 35 Promotion to 2010-11 Uganda Super League
2 Misindye FC 14 8 0 6 22 25 24 Qualification to Uganda Big League playoffs
3 KASE FC 14 7 2 5 31 18 23
4 Ndejje University FC 14 5 6 3 25 18 21
5 Jinja Arsenal FC 14 5 3 6 21 23 18
6 Mbarara United FC 14 5 2 7 17 25 14
7 Masaka Municipal Council FC 14 3 3 8 15 28 12
8 Fort Hills FC 14 2 2 10 12 32 8

Mbabara United FC were docked 3 points and 3 goals for not honouring a fixture with Misindye FC.[1][2]

Promotion Playoff[edit]

Final[edit]

10 July 2010
Misindye FC 0-1 UTODA FC
Michael Birungi
Kampala

[1][2]

Championship Playoff[edit]

Final[edit]


Gulu United FC 0-2 Maroons FC
Report Isaac Kitgyo (2)
Masindi

[3]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Uganda 2009/10 (Hans Schöggl and Ian King)". RSSSF. 2010. Retrieved 2014-01-13. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Uganda (Second Level) 2010 (Ian King Football Webpages)". Ian King. 2010. Retrieved 2014-01-12. 
  3. ^ "Maroons FC beat Gulu United to Win Big League". Uganda Radio Network. 2010. Retrieved 2014-01-13. 

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