No party colors and symbols will be allowed at the Mandela National Stadium Namboole today as Uganda Cranes faces neighbors, the Tanzania Taifa Stars, in an AFCON 2018 qualifiers game.
The past few weeks have had Ugandan citizens have witnessed the violent side of politics which has also attracted international media to pivot their focus on the Pearl Of Africa.
The rise of People Power, the alleged torture of Bobi Wine, party colors, slogans, symbols, and the hype on social media have all been used to publicize politics and music has been hugely involved, but should sports be dragged into the dirty game?
Well, the Uganda Police Force maintains that football is unifying sport that should never be politicized and it is to the effect that the body is banning all party symbols and colors at the Mandela National Stadium (Namboole) where the match will take place.
Uganda Police informed the general public through a statement on social media;