8th September 2018
Total AFCON 2019 Qualifier
Uganda Vs Tanzania
Venue: Mandela National Stadium Namboole
Date: 8th August 2018
Entry charges-Tickets: 15,000-(Ordinary), 40,000-(VIP), 150,000/- (VVIP)
Wednesday 15th August 2018: Uganda Cranes Coach Sebastien Desabre to announce Squad for the Uganda vs Tanzania match
Ahead of the Total AFCON 2019 encounter between Uganda and neighbors Tanzania, the National team’s official sponsors Airtel together with partners Nile Special, NIC, EcoBank, Bul and BetLion have revealed that they will continue with their commitment towards the Uganda Cranes aimed at posting good results.
In their deliberations at the press conference held on Wednesday morning at FUFA House, full support was pledged by representatives of the 5 companies that attended the function aimed at driving support for the 8th September clash.
Remmie Kisakye-Head Brand & Communications Airtel
‘We are proud and believe that we have done enough together with FUFA to make sure that the team is ready. I urge the media to give a positive picture which will give the encounter the desired hype through professional reporting. As the official sponsors of the Uganda Cranes, we are committed to ensure that the National team shines and we shall mobilise fans to fill Namboole and thus raise the Uganda flag high. Statistics show that Uganda has an upper hand over Tanzania in past meetings and this will play a key role on 8th September. We want the Uganda Anthem to be played again at AFCON finals and together we will win’.
Isaac Sekasi- Country Head of Marketing Nile Breweries
‘This is the longest partnership we have held in the history of Nile Breweries. We are celebrating our ten years’ partnership with the Uganda Cranes and FUFA in a special way together with fans. A lot of activities have been arranged beginning next week to ensure that we give the upcoming game the publicity it deserves. After 39 years of waiting, we now want to see the Uganda Cranes qualify regularly for AFCON and even make it to the FIFA World cup. This is very possible’
Primrose Kobusingye- Head of Marketing and Communications EcoBank Uganda
‘We are looking forward to doing it again to rekindle the memories of AFCON Gabon 2017. Our commitment is to ensure a big turn up at Namboole to support the Uganda Cranes.
Pamela Abonyo- Head Corporate Communications NIC Holdings
The Uganda vs Tanzania encounter will cement our partnership with the Uganda Cranes. As the official insurance partners, we continue with our commitment for more years to come. It has been a great 10 year partnership that has brought us success with the Uganda Cranes’
Lionel Kabenge- Managing Director BetLion Uganda
‘We have doubled the Uganda Cranes jackpot all for the upcoming Tanzania encounter. We shall do whatever it takes to drive traffic to Namboole on match day’
MAIN PHOTO: L-R Esther Musoke (FUFA Marketing Director, Primrose Kobusingye- Head of Marketing and Communications (Ecobank), Isaac Sekasi-Country Head Marketing (Nile Breweries/Nile Special), Remmie Kisakye (Head Brand and Communications-Aritel Uganda), Pamela Abonyo (Head Corporate Communications-NIC), Lionel Kabenge (MD Betlion Uganda), Noela Byuma (Brand Strategy Manager-Airtel Uganda).