KAMPALA: For the fifth year running, the FUFA Corporate Tournament will return this time round bigger and better.
Preparations for the 2019 edition are already in high gear with several teams/ organizations or companies already confirming participation.
Running under the theme line ‘Fun, networking and soccer,’ the main objective of the annual tournament is bringing together various companies in one place.
According to FUFA Marketing director, Esther Musoke, the past four editions have yielded dividends in terms of helping the various companies put out their brands.
“Whereas it is a chance for people to play soccer and have fun, the most important aspect is that many companies converge in one place and have their brands known.” She said before adding, “This tournament is a signature brand aimed to draw the corporate world for opportunities to make an impact in Ugandan football.”
Teams confirmed so far
21 teams have so far registered and confirmed their participation in the 2019 FUFA Corporate Tournament.
These include; Uganda Cranes main sponsors Airtel, Ecobank, BIDCO, Nile Special, National Insurance Corporation (NIC) and Bet Lion.
The others include; Diamond Trust Bank, National Water and Sewerage Corporation, Sanyuka TV, FUFA FM, Uganda Premier League secretariat, AALS, UMEME, Red Pepper, Roke Telecom, SOGEA, Post Bank, Sadolin Paints and Kyagalanyi Coffee Limited.
Registration to take part in the 2019 FUFA Corporate Tournament is still open up to 15th April at a cost of two million shillings only.
The winner will walk away with a trophy and cash prize of three million shillings.
Red Peppper Publications are the defending champions. They defeated SSL Logistics at Kampala International Schools Uganda (KISU) last year.
Civil Aviation Authority
Diamond Trust Bank
National Water and Sewerage Corporation
FUFA FM 102.1
Uganda Premier League Secreatariat
National Insurance Corporation