2017 AFCON Qualifiers:

Saturday, 3rd September 2016

Uganda Vs Comoros – Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Namboole

There are barely two months to the kick-off of the long awaited 2017 AFCON qualifying match between Uganda Cranes and Comoros at Nelson Mandela National stadium.

On Wednesday, the Uganda Cranes main sponsors, Airtel Uganda Limited launched a special fans’ promotion tagged “Mujje Tulumbe Recharged” at the Airtel Head offices along Clement Hill Road.

A total of 5300 match tickets, Shs1M daily and a brand new car weekly for the next 53 days will be given out to the lucky fans during the promotion.

Airtel Uganda Head of Brand and Communications, Remmie Kisakye tagged the campaign as an unprecedented consumer promotion ahead of Comoros match with Uganda.

It has been 39 years since Uganda qualified for the AFCON and come 3rd September, we are very optimistic that it’s the time to make history and qualify.

The promotion intends to mobilize all Ugandans to come and show support to the national team. It is time to re-charge your passion!

All the Airtel subscribers stand a chance of winning. The pin code is simply to recharge through Airtel Money, e-recharge or using a voucher and stand a winning chance.

A total of 100 tickets, Shs1,000,000 daily and a brand new car weekly will be given out to the fans.

“Winners will be notified through only one number 0752600200,” Kisakye clarified.

The launch was also attended by the FUFA President, Moses Magogo, CEO Edgar Watson and the third vice president, Dennis Ssebugwawo Mbidde.

Magogo re-affirmed the federation’s desire to make it to the AFCON level and also thanked Airtel for the sponsorship since October 2013.

Hassan Wasswa Mawanda, a professional footballer based in Iraq represented the players at the brief event. He noted with concern how every member on the team is craving for success.

We are focusing on the 3rd September 2016 game. We need to win the match.

Uganda only need a victory against Comoros to qualify to the African Cup of Nations – for the first time since 1978.

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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