Over three years ago, KCCA FC Executive Director Jennifer Musisi drew wide smiles and cheers from fans when the club announced they were to construct a sports complex at Kitebi.
Then, at a function held at Imperial Royale, Musisi said the club had acquired 10 acres of land for the project.
Nothing so far has happened as per the project but that didn’t deter the club from revealing the upgrade of StarTimes stadium, Lugogo to a modern 7,500 seater is part of the five year strategic plan.
At the event to launch the strategic plan that runs from 2018-2022 at Golden Tulip Hotel, Kampala on Wednesday evening, the Architectural plans of the stadium were presented by Architecture Enock Kibamu of Plantek consultants with ground breaking is expected to start when the season comes to an end.
Overall, Josephine Namukisa, the club CEO promised they will follow the plan to the dot to achieve their objectives of which one is to become the top club in Africa.
“This strategic plan is aimed at empowering the club to undertake deliberate actions towards achieving the vision of becoming Africa’s leading football club,” she said. “The document entails a picture of the future we aspire to and yet breaks it down in clear attainable goals, with guidelines on how to achieve them,” he added.
Aggrey Ashaba, the club Chairman described the club as formidable contenders on the contender and adds that they will create a legacy of a club with vision not only in Uganda but Africa as well.
“We are now a formidable contender for leadership in continental African football,” a smiling Ashaba told those in attendance. “We will create a legacy of a club that can squarely adapt to the challenges of a new era,” he added.
Speaking at the function attended by among others deputy Lord Mayor Sarah Kanyike, Minister of Sports from Buganda government Henry Kiberu Ssekabembe and many stakeholders, Musisi said the stadium will be built.
“Just like we have fulfilled many things before we will also build the stadium.
Just this year, KCCA have been barred from using the substandard StarTimes stadium for the CAF Champions League group stages games.