BY OUR REPORTER
KAMPALA, UGANDA- Telecommunications Company, MTN Uganda recently announced a three year landmark sponsorship deal towards Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club activities.
Wim Vanhelleputte, the Chief Executive Officer said they were launching a partnership between two winning teams.
“MTN Uganda is therefore proud to sponsor KCCA FC sporting activities to the tune of over One Billion Two Hundred and Ninety Million Uganda Shillings (1.290B Ugx). This will support club activities for the next three years.
“With this landmark partnership, we are of the strong belief that this will go a long way in strengthening the club activities and by default, the players’ welfare,” said Vanhelleputte.
KCCA FC will receive Ush430 million per year as part of this MTN Sponsorship package.
MTN has over the years avidly supported various sports activities in Uganda ranging from the national football and the Basketball Leagues.
Rugby giants Heathens have similarly benefitted from MTN’s sponsorship of local sporting teams and star sporting performers such as golfer Deo Akope, the monthly MTN Golf Mugs, Kampala Club Chairman’s Cup to mention but a few. MTN has previously sponsored the Uganda National Football and Cricket teams.
Jennifer Musisi the Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority lauded MTN’s support to KCCA FC, noting that MTN’s continued support of the sporting sector continues to cement its reputation as a reliable partner in development of the city and its stakeholders.
“Thank you for helping us in the transformation journey of Kampala and not tiring to partner with KCCA,” she said.