Airtel Uganda Managing Director Anwar Soussa shares a light moment with Uganda Cranes head coach, Milutin Sredejovic at the launch. Credit: © Kawowo Sports | DAVID ISABIRYE
[/media-credit] Uganda Cranes head coach Micho joins the Airtel Uganda top brass officials during the “Tulumbe AFCON” launch on Friday. Six fans will be sponsored to Gabon by Airtel Uganda Credit: KAWOWO SPORTS | David Isabirye

A total of six lucky fans stand a chance to catch live Uganda Cranes’ opening match against Ghana Black Stars at the Port Gentil stadium in Gabon on 19th January 2017.

This will be courtesy of  telecommunications giants, Airtel Uganda Limited, also the official sponsors for the national team, Uganda Cranes.

Airtel Uganda Limited on Friday, 2nd December 2016 launched a promotional campaign code named ‘Tulumbe AFCON’.

The well attended launch also graced by the Uganda Cranes head coach, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredejovic was held at the Airtel Uganda main headquarters in Kampala.

[/media-credit] Airtel Uganda Managing Director Anwar Soussa shares a light moment with Uganda Cranes head coach, Milutin Sredejovic at the launch. Credit: © Kawowo Sports | DAVID ISABIRYE

‘Tulumbe AFCON’, will give Airtel subscribers a chance to win TV sets, brand new smartphones and Uganda Cranes jerseys.

Airtel Uganda managing director Anwar Soussa tagged the campaign as “…a perfect way to end a great year of Uganda football”

Soussa added;

A few months back, Uganda qualified for the 2017 AFCON tournament.

This is a milestone that was heavily anticipated by the entire country.

As the official sponsor of the national team, we are still in awe of what this team managed to achieve.

And, it goes without saying that the presence of the tens of thousands of Ugandans, who showed up at Namboole on that day and gave our team moorale to create history.

How to win the tickets:

Airtel customers have to simply recharge their airtime and dial *162#, then follow the prompts.

This will allow them to know their target. They will then be required to recharge and meet their individual target.

Upon reaching the targets, subscribers will recieve 100% bonus, which, on accumulation, will be rewarded to them as airtime to be used for voice (prepaid), data and SMS.

There will be weekly draws to reward the lucky winners that will be held every Friday (starting with Friday, 13th January 2017).

Winners will be contacted by Airtel Uganda via 0752-600-222.

The campaign follows the earlier promotion launched by Eco Bank where fans were also promised to be flown to Gabon, but after donating at least Ug.shs 10,000 for the national team cause where at least Ug.shs 6 Billion is being sought.

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

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