Kampala City Capital Authority (KCCA) Executive Director, Jennifer Semakula Musisi has stated that the Authority will launch a Shs100m players’ savings credit scheme.
The scheme to be called the ‘KCC FC Players’, is SACCO meant to improve on the players’ welfare ahead of life outside football.
Ms Musisi was hosting the players, club officials, fans, FUFA officials and the media at a season-ending luncheon at the KCCA Phillip Omondi stadium in Lugogo on Friday.
“As the Authority, we have started a players’ savings scheme; our players (and legends) need to have a focused future financially” Musisi echoed.
“We shall teach players and officials on how best to manage and benefit from this project,” she noted.
KCCA FC failed to defend the league title but have a second chance at silver-ware this year, when they play SC Villa in the Uganda Cup finals.
“We lost the league title to Vipers but we shall work hard to reclaim the League title,” she added.
New Executive team
At the same function, Ms Musisi officially blessed the new board for the next two-years to the fans and players, new board members were introduced one by one by the chairman, Julius Kabugo.
“We want to keep the legacy of the club burning since 1963; we shall invest in new players to challenge for titles next season,” Kabugo said.
The new board has Julius Kabugo (Chairman), Godfrey Kisekka (Vice chairman), George Opio (Human Resource), Edgar Padulide (finance), David Tamale (CEO), Edison Masereka, Counsel Isaac Sempembwa (lawyer), Collins Njeye, Brenda Nsiimbe and Paul Agaba (PRO).