Maroons Football Club Players. FILE PHOTO.

Bright Stars FC has sealed US $40,000 sponsorship deal with Japanese Yoshino Trading Company for 2018/19 football season.

The announcement follows Keisuke Honda’s buying of controlling interests in the club through his management company Honda Estilo.

Speaking before signing, Club Chairperson Ronald Mutebi applauded Yoshino Trading Company for choosing Bright Stars FC. He said that the partnership will push them towards improving the bright stars FC and clinching the startimes Uganda premier league trophy.

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“Yoshino decided to partner with us because many people want to go for already established brands but they chose to develop with us. I want to promise that as a club, we shall fulfill the agreed principles within the contract,” he said at Matugga-Mwererwe.

However the exciting and attacking midfielder Kokas Opejo who remarked on behalf of players said, the club is delighted for the coming of Yoshino Trading Company on board saying as players, they believe that the deal will boost their income and promised to be more committed in the coming season.

Japanese Ambassador to Uganda Kazuaki Kameda who expressed greatness to witness partnership of both companies said the deal will brings Uganda and Japan not only in sports but in a number of sectors.

The coming of Yoshino Trading Company adds up to three sponsors with Lato Milk and Fero who recently signed with the club.

Last season Matugga club last finished eighth on the log with 27 points behind vipers the league champions.