Pepsi supports women’s football
One of the partners for the Mama Becca Women’s Day cup Pepsi has handed over its package to FUFA ahead of the weekend action.
The ceremony was held during the weekly FUFA Press conference in Mengo.
Pepsi Public relations manager Tracy Kakuru said the soft during manufacturers were happy to be part of the project towards development of women’s football in Uganda.
‘We are proud to be part of football development and this initiative. It I a relationship we want to build for the future. We have been in football as we also supported the just concluded AFCON finals’ said Kakuru.
The package has branded balls, t-shirts, jerseys, bags and 150 cartons of Pepsi all valued at UGX 2.5 million. Pepsi will also provide tents and chairs.
Rwenzori Water are the other partners who have contributed 200 cartons of water.
Four venues named, FUFA boss to preside over as Chief Guest
The Organising committee of the FUFA Mama Becca Women’s Day Cup has announced four venues to be used during the two day tournament that will be held on 7th and 8th March, 2015.
The venues are Kitebi Primary school, Rubaga Girls, Old Kampala Senior secondary School and Lubiri senior secondary school.
The tournament organizing committee chairman FUFA 2nd Vice President Darius Mugoye confirmed to the media during the weekly press conference that efforts to get the Philip Omondi stadium and Wankulukuku stadium were futile as both venues have activities lined up on the same weekend.
17 Primary school teams in the Under-14 and 20 sides in the Senior women categories are expected to take part in a tournament held in memory of Mama Becca and celebrating the International Women’s Day.
Part of the weekend programme will have former women players form a team to play a yet to be opponents as a curtain raiser for the final match on Sunday.
The FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo will preside over as Chief Guest on the final day at Old Kampala.
The UFA staff will be involved in a charity cause towards supporting the Wakisa Centre in Mengo that looks after under -age pregnant girls. The visit of the centre will be at 10am as the staff will carry some donations for the young girls.
Qualifiers in Kampala end today.
Nakawa and Central are the only districts in the Kampala region yet to send in their team lists for the Mama Becca Women’s Day Cup. Kawempe, Makindye and Rubaga finished their qualifiers last week.
The two football districts will complete their qualifiers today. Nakawa is holding their qualifiers at Murchison primary school while Central are at East Kololo.
MAIN PHOTO: FUFA Technical Director Asuman Lubowa releasing the prgramme of the Mama Becca women’s cup at FUFA House in Mengo today. On his left is Pepsi’s Tracy Kakuru.
PHOTO CREDIT: FUFA Communications department