MTN Uganda returns to football after 10 years
UGANDA - The telecom company was announced as the main sponsor of the national team during a watch party at the Serena Hotel for the Uganda Cranes CHAN 2022 match against Senegal in Algeria.
The event was attended by the FUFA President Hon. Moses Magogo, MTN CEO Sylvia Mulinge, 1st Vice President Justus Mugisha, NCS General Secretary Dr. Bernard Patrick Ogwel, MTN CMO Somdev Sen, and Chairman of the FUFA Marketing and Communications Committee Rogers Byamukama, among others. “I am excited on behalf of MTN Uganda to officially announce that we are bringing back the game to Ugandans, who are the most passionate fans of our football. Let’s go Uganda Cranes” — MTN CEO Sylvia Mulinge.
“The money shall be used to support activities of 7 properties of FUFA, namely: the Uganda Cranes (National men’s team), the Crested Cranes (National women’s team), The FUFA Drum, The FUFA Juniors League, The FUFA Super 8, the FUFA Super Cup, and the FUFA Awards.” — MTN CEO Mulinge added. While speaking at the ceremony, FUFA President Moses Magogo hailed the telecommunication company for its unwavering support to the development of sports in the country.
“I thank MTN for this tremendous boost. This sponsorship package will go a long way in addressing the multiple challenges faced by the federation as well as pushing the country towards its ambition of qualifying for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AfCON) and 2026 FIFA World Cup among other targeted milestones,” Magogo said.