KCCA football club has inked a Shs1.2 billion sponsorship deal with MTN Uganda for a period of three years, with Shs430 million on offer every year.
KCCA FC emerged champions of 2016/2017 of the Azam Uganda Premier League after clinching the 12th title, attracting more supporters in and outside the country.
Speaking after announcing the sponsorship deal, MTN Uganda Chief Executive Officer Wim Vanhelleputte and his Chief Marketing Officer Olivier Printout, congratulated KCCA’s Geoffrey Serunkuuma who was voted as 2016-17 Uganda Premier League Footballer of the Year and Mike Mutebi, who was voted the Coach of the Year.
“We continue to innovate and make our customers’ lives a whole lot brighter,” Mr. Vanhelleputte said adding that MTN is an avid supporter of sports in Uganda.
He added: “Together we share the passion of the game, the fondness to our community and the ambition to prosper our city.”
On her part KCCA Executive Director Jennifer Musisi vowed to develop the Startimes Stadium (formerly Philip Omondi stadium) to international standards.
“KCCA FC are champions not only in Uganda but worldwide and we can’t achieve this without partners like MTN,” Ms. Musisi said, before commending MTN for the continued support.
“We celebrate being champions, we pay tribute to the people of Kampala, our home, we honor our founders,” she said, adding the Authority will identify and nurture talent in Uganda to suit the international standards.
Since its establishment in 1963, KCCA FC aka Kasasiro Boys has garnered over 10 titles from all major leagues and championships in Uganda.