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UGANDA PREMIER LEAGUE: Azam Television Takes Over

Uganda Premier League Second Round Kick off: 17th February 2015

SC Villa Vs Sadoline Paints – Live on Azam T.V2

In what will remain a historic day of Uganda’s football, Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) and Pay T.v giants, Azam TV have on Monday (2nd February 2015) launched the FUFA Azam Premier league.

Azam TV has offered $1.9M (Ush. 5.4 Billion) for a period of three and a half years.

L-R: Proline Director Mujib Kasule, FUFA CEO Edgar Watson and Uganda Cranes coach Milutin Sredojevic at the function


Launching the league at a fully packed Nile Hall, Serena Hotel, FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo termed the momentous event as ‘The a bold step in Uganda’s football. One of the best days of Uganda’s football’

“I thank Azam T.V for the timely financial support. The league is thus the FUFA Azam Premier League and from today we officially announce the termination of the relationship with Uganda Super League”, Eng. Magogo added.

L-R: FSL Board Members David Serebe, Al Hajji Abbas Kawasi Mukasa (Chairman) and Richard Omongole


Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Rhys Torrington commended FUFA for the trust and co-operation towards the deal.

“We thank FUFA and the clubs for entrusting Azam TV. We are committed towards developing football and taking this game to another level. We are ready to sponsor the other football competitions of the federation – The FUFA Big league, The Uganda Cup and the like. We have not just brought the dollars, we are here to stay” said Torrington.

L-R: FUFA President Eng.Moses Magogo and Azam Media Chief Executive Officer Rhys Torrington

The launch which was telecast live on Azam Channel 2 has been attended by all the 16 club officials, FUFA 3rd Vice President (UPL), FUFA CEO Edgar Watson, FUFA Spokesman Ahmed Hussein (officiated as the Master of Ceremonies at the event), Azam Media Marketing Manager, Simon Arinaitwe, Uganda Cranes head coach, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sedrojevic, the media and other Azam Media officials.

The second round starts on 17th February 2015 with SC Villa hosting Jinja side, Sadoline Paints at Nakivubo Stadium.

The first round fixture ended prematurely at Bugembe Stadium but the 16 time record league winners smiled with the 3 points and goals apiece via a board room decision.

This will be the first official match to be televised live on Azam TV.

L-R: Full representation of clubs: Simba’s Isaac Jurugo, UOL communications Manager Axam Ssekanyi, Ali Sekatawa (URA) and Bright Stars’ Ronald Mutebi



MAIN PHOTO: (L-R) AZAM Media Marketing Manager- Uganda, Simon Arinaitwe, FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo, AZAm Media Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Rhys Torrington and FUFA 3rd Vice President in charge of the Uganda Premier League, Dennis Mbidde at the launch held in Nile Hall, Serena Hotel, Kampala.

PHOTO CREDITS: FUFA Communications Department

One Reply to “UGANDA PREMIER LEAGUE: Azam Television Takes Over”

  1. i hope this time we sell players around the globe since azam covers a wider area compared to supersport

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