TOTAL AFCON Qualifier
17th November 2018
Uganda Vs Cape Verde
Mandela National Stadium-Namboole
Ordinary 15,000/= |VIP- 40,000/=| VVIP-150,000/=
Preparations for the penultimate 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier game between Uganda and Cape Verde are in high gear as game day draws closer.
The Federation of Uganda Football Associations(FUFA) in conjunction with Uganda Police Force have given details ahead of the game in regards to access of the stadium.
In a press briefing held at StarTimes stadium Lugogo on Thursday, it was confirmed that the match day tickets for the game slated for 17th November 2018 go on Market today evening at the various designated selling points.
FUFA Finance Director, Decolas Kiiza confirmed that the tickets charges will remain the same as those that have been charged in the previous games in this AFCON Campaign.
‘Tickets for the Uganda Cranes vs Cape Verde game will go on sale starting Friday morning. The prices will remain the same like those charged in the previous games. We thank Government for the continued support towards the National team and that is why FUFA has maintained the ticket prices said Kiiza
Ordinary tickets will be sold at Ushs 15,000/=, VIP (40,000/-) and VVIP tickets 150,000/=
There has been a change in the selling points with new additions made to ease on the accessibility of fans.
Rogers Byamukama, the chairman FUFA Marketing and Communications committee explained the new changes on the tickets and cautioned fans to buy them from only designated selling points to avoid buying counterfeits.
‘The tickets that we shall use for this game. On top of the tickets serial numbers, we have added unique bar codes that cannot be manipulated. We therefore urge fans to buy tickets from the designated selling points’ sadi Byamukama.
Byamukama also revealed that whoever buys two VVIP tickets will have a sticker to access the parking inside the stadium. He added that there will be transport at a discounted fee for the fans who purchase tickets.
‘Rift Valley Railways will transport or fans to Namboole and back with each trip costing 1,000/- but this offer will be nejoyed by fans who buy tickets for the match’ added Byamukama.
Assistant Inspector General of Police Special Duties and in charge of sports Federations, Andrew Sorowen warned the public from buying fake tickets and promised maximum security.
‘As police and all our sister security agencies, we promise maximum security to the fans that will come to watch the game. We also want to warn the general to avoid buying fake tickets.” He said.
At the same press briefing, Issa Magoola the chairman International Match Organising Committee(IMOC) confirmed that the Cape Verde team will arrive on Thursday and while the match officials will come on Friday.
Uganda leads group L on ten points and need just one point from the last two games to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
MAIN PHOTO: L-R-Finance Director Decolas Kiiza, Chairman FUFA Marketing and Communications Commitee Rogers-Byamukama, IMOC-Chairman Issa Magoola and AIGP Andrew Sorowen displaying tickets to the media in a press conference on Thursday Morning