Great news coming in for the Uganda Cranes, as one of the leading Telecommunications companies, Airtel Uganda has renewed it’s sponsorship for the next four years.
From our sources, we learnt that this was a renewal of the previous four year. 4 billion Uganda Shillings sponsorship that started on 23rd October 2013. Thos year, Airtel has given more than double. It offered a whooping 10 Billion Uganda shillings.
This news was passed on at Serena Hotel on Monday, in the presence of FUFA, Airtel and Uganda cranes representatives.
The managing director, Airtel Uganda, VG Somasekhar had something to say;
These are 4 more years to write a new history in Uganda’s football circles. The Shs 10 Billion contribution is to make a meaningful investment in football development.
The recognition of individuals at international level is success for the entire country. Life in Uganda can be summarized in three words.
Eat, Sleep and play football. To the players, play for the name on the front of the shirt and remember the name at the back. Airtel Uganda is committed to serve football for the next 4 years, like we have done for the previous 4 years.
Football has the power to unite the different cultures and social back grounds as well as develop communities’
“Right from the Airtel Rising Stars (ARS) and regional tours, they have done a great deal. People are excited to see the local stars of national team through the regional tours.
Football brings hope to everyone. Airtel Uganda has done a lot for football in Uganda. Airtel Uganda has taken the team to the next level and steered us to the right direction”
Congratulations to you Uganda Cranes and good luck on the new partnership.