The Fast rising Sulaiman Mutyaba Foundation has joined hands with Kibuli Secondary School.
The development was confirmed on Monday morning during a press briefing held at the school that boasts of 10 Copa schools football championship titles.
Addressing the media at the launch, Uganda Cranes Ex-International also the director of the Foundation, Sulaiman Mutyaba expressed gratitude having partnered with a historical sporting institution of Kibuli’s caliber.
The soft spoken Mutyaba noted that the partnership is worthwhile for the development of the two parties.
First of all, this partnership with Kibuli S.S is a big milestone. At Mutyaba foundation, we value and prioritize education in line with the other aspects of development.
This is the number one reason why we sought this partnership.
We shall work to uphold the name and legacy of Kibuli S.S and work closely with players with the aim of promoting the talent since we also have qualified coaches.
Head teacher of Kibuli S.S, Hajji Ali Muggaga believes the partnership will be one of the avenues to open up opportunities for the available crops of players and as well, offer the chance for those players yet to be exposed to have free education and these exploit their talents.
When these people (Mutyaba Foundation) approached me, I liked the whole idea.
I set up specific conditions for them to fulfill which they have done and we are ready to rumble, work together in identifying, nurturing and developing talent.
Having fulfilled the conditions we had asked the foundation, we took the bold step to forge this meaningful.
Many talented players are down in the country side with no networks to expose them. We believe the Mutyaba Foundation has the capacity to do so.
Nitty Gritty of the partnership:
Key on the agenda of the Mutyaba Foundation – Kibuli S.S partnership will be the sensitization and education program of players:
Mutyaba, who recently retired from active football at the age of 27 (due to recurrence in knee injury) has vowed to share his life experience as a footballer, employ experts in line with developing the careers of the players.
I plan to embark on the sensitization of players on how to plan for their active playing days and retirement as well.
I know how to handle money. I will share my life experience with the kids. We are very honored to formalize this partnership as we eye a new beginning.
Kibuli S.S has also offered space for an administrative office of the foundation, playing ground for practice sessions among other logistics.
In attendance at the press briefing was the director of Sports at Kibuli S.S Elias Kasujja as coordinated by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mutyaba Foundation, Hamza Junju.
Sulaiman Mutyaba is now among the FIFA approved intermediaries.
Having acquired the license, he now has the lee-way to conduct player intermediary business anywhere on the globe.