All is set for the 4th Edition of the 2017/18 FUFA Women Elite League. The FUFA Competitions Department on Thursday 27th September 2017 released the groupings of the 16 teams after all club officials were involved in the draw for the 2017/18 season due to kick off on 14th October 2017.
The fixtures of the league will be released soon by the FUFA Competitions Committee.
The draw came shortly at the end of the meeting called by the FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo to discuss development matters on women football ahead of the new season
16 teams will participate in this year’s edition grouped again under Victoria and Elizabeth to be played on a round robin basis.
The top two teams in each group will feature in the playoffs to determine the finalists and eventual champion.
Basing on the decisions from FUFA Executive Meeting that sat on Tuesday19th September 2017, the Women Elite league clubs that will participate in the 2017/18 Season are;
Elizabeth Group: Uganda Martyrs, Wakiso Hills, She Mak, Isra Academy WFC, Kampala Queens, Eastern Heroes, Olila Women, UCU lady & Cardinals
Victoria Group: Ajax queens, She Corporate, Gafford Ladies, Kawempe Muslim SS WFC, Muteesa I Royal University, Rines WFC, Western United and London Stallions.
Wakiso Hills WFC pulled out of the 2016/17 season due to force majeure after the team was involved in motor accident on their way to a league match in North East. The club could not continue with the remaining fixtures because of the injuries sustained by the players.
Isra Academy WFC qualified sportingly after emerging champion of the Kampala Region Women League.
Kawempe Muslim WFC are the defending Champions and have lifted the League title three times since its inception in 2014.