The number of teams participating in the University Football League has been increased from the former 12 to sixteen in the 2017 edition.
The development was revealed on Wednesday morning at a special press briefing after which draws would be conducted.
Four teams including Mbarara based Bishop Stuart University, Bugema University, St. Lawrence University and YMCA comprehensive institute join the former twelve to complete the rout.
The Nile Special and Money Gram sponsored league is one of the major sports events on Ugandan Universities’ calendars and with the addition of more teams, one can hope for better.
Kampala University are the defending champions of the highly coveted league and they went ahead to excel even at the regional level.
1. Bishop Stuart
3. Mbarara University of Science & Technology
4. Uganda Martyrs University
2. Kampala University
3. Gulu University
4. YMCA Comprehensive Institute
3. St. Lawrence