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Uganda Football Players’ Association extends helping hand to Ex-International Mathew Lucha

The Uganda Football Players’ Association (UFPA) paid a courtesy visit to former Uganda Cranes player Mathew Lukya in Jinja on Tuesday.

Lucha who is down with illness was found at Kakindu stadium getting to catch up with the JMC Hippos vs KCCA FC Azam Uganda Premier League match.

FUFA extended financial help of 2,800,000/- (Two Millions Eight Hundred Thousand Shillings only) for treatment.

The UFPA led by their Chairman Patrick Ntege, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Paul Mukatabala, Lawrence Kizito and Delegate to the FUFA Assembly Edward Kalungi handed over the financial package.

‘I extend my sincere thanks to FUFA for the initiative. I am really delighted. No words or actions can express my joy at heart. Thank you FUFA, the players and whoever made this a success, May God bless you and your families’ said Lucha.

‘Football is a sport where we are opponents on the pitch and torrid friends off it. This is part of FUFA’s Corporate Social Responsibility activity aimed at extending a helping hand to communities through its Member Associations’ said Ntege.

‘I also take the opportunity to call upon all corporate companies and individuals who would wish to help out Lukya to join the cause. Get well soon Lukya’ added Ntege.

The player’s association had recently helped another former player, Ali Ssekawata with a Ug.shs 5M offer towards the medical bill of his injured leg.

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