FUFA President Moses Magogo hands over a ball to President during one of the many visits to Entebbe State House Credit: FUFA Media
  • 2019 AFCON Qualifiers (Group L):
  • Saturday, 8th September 2018
  • Uganda Cranes Vs Tanzania Taifa Stars – Mandela National Stadium, Namboole (4:00 PM)
[/media-credit] Sports and Education minister Janet Museveni receives an autographed Uganda Cranes’ jersey from the FUFA Boss, Moses Magogo at State House Credit: Courtesy

Government of Uganda has approved a 10 billion shillings budget to FUFA specifically for Uganda Cranes during the remainder of the qualifying campaign to 2019 AFCON.

The development was confirmed on Wednesday by the FUFA Finance Director, Decolas Kiiza during the weekly press conference at FUFA House, Mengo in Kampala.

We are glad that the Government of Uganda approved the budget worth Shs.10 billion to facilitate the Uganda Cranes for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign.

Kiiza also appreciated President Museveni, the Sports Minister and First lady Janet Kataha Museveni, State Minister for Sports Charles Bakabulindi, National Council of Sports officials and Members of Parliament, all of whom blessed the project.

This comes close a month to the Group L qualifier between Uganda Cranes and Tanzania Taifa Stars at Mandela National Stadium in Namboole.

Meanwhile, the ticket prices for the afore-mentioned match were also released. The cheapest ticket will cost 15,000/=, a reduction from 30,000/= (50 percent reduction).

The VIP tickets will cost 40,000/=, another 50 percent reduction from 80,000/= while the VVIP ticket remains at 150,000/= per head.

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

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