By Our Reporter:
Uganda Cranes official sponsors, Airtel Uganda, officially welcomed the Football team back from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations that were in Egypt to a dinner at Serena Hotel Kampala last Friday.
Airtel’s Managing Director V.G Somasekhar, in his speech, said that he was delighted with the performance exhibited by the players during the AFCON games in Egypt and pledged to continuously support the National team and Ugandan sports in general.
Speaking on behalf of the National team, the Captain Dennis Onyango Masinde glorified Airtel, FUFA, National council of sports and his teammates for the collective efforts towards the team’s success.
“I’m honored to be part of the team and we shall continue to move together with Airtel as we strive for bigger wins,” he added.
Rogers Byamukama who represented FUFA thanked Airtel Uganda for its support towards the sport of football.
“Apart from the National team Uganda Cranes, Airtel Uganda injects millions of money in the Masaza Cup competition and Airtel Rising Stars tournament. It is prestigious to work with Airtel Uganda and as FUFA we are aiming to work harder for project 2026 and the next AFCON qualification,” he added.
The dinner was attended by various dignitaries who included Airtel Managing Director V.G Somasekhar who was the host, Airtel’s Head of Marketing and Communications Remmie Kisaakye, Hajji Zubair Galiwango, Rogers Byamukama (Head of Marketing and chairman licensing committee at FUFA), the Uganda Cranes players led by the captain Denis Onyango, Hassan Wasswa, Farouk Miya, Emmanuel Arnold Okwi, Tadeo Lwanga, Isaac Muleme and Allan Kateregga, coaches Matia Lule, Fred Kajoba, Musician Eddy Kenzo, FUFA Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein Marsha, FUFA Marketing Manager Esther Musoke, the press and individual guests were in attendance.