Some of the fans that graced the 2019 Airtel Masaza Cup Final Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE
Music star Eddie Kenzo will play against El Hadji Diouf against FUFA President’s XI at Lugogo in Kampala Credit: KAWOWO SPORTS

El Hadji Diouf Visit to Uganda (Tentative programme):

Arrival: Thursday, 3rd January 2019

Friday, 4th January 2019 (Charity Game)

Eddie Kenzo Select Vs FUFA President’s XI  – Star Times Stadium, Lugogo (10:00 AM

*El Hadji Diouf will grace Eddie Kenzo Music concert at Serena on Friday night

Fans willing to watch Eddie Kenzo’s select team alongside Senegalese retired footballer El Hadji Diouf against the FUFA President’s XI will pay no entry fees.

This charity match is scheduled to take place on Friday, 4th January 2019 at 10 AM, at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo.

The development was confirmed by Fred Katende Malibu, a member on the organising team.

El Hadji Diouf

It is free entrance. Eddie Kenzo is paying back to many of his fans as the year kicks off in style. Also, fans will be eager to watch the two time African footballer of the year facing the FUFA President and many of Uganda’s finest players.

Kenzo’s team has many of the active Uganda Cranes and active players as Brian Umony, Willy Kyambadde, Farouk Miya, Tonny Mawejje, David Obua, Geofrey ‘Baba’ Kizito, Yunus Sentamu, William Luwagga Kizito, a couple of Wakiso Giants players and the two men of the moment – Kenzo and El Hadji Diouf.

The FUFA President’s XI is composed of former Uganda Cranes players led by the FUFA CEO Edgar Watson Suubi, Hakim Boda-Boda” Magumba, Alex ‘Trezquet’ Isabirye, Edward Kalungi, Paul Mukatabala, Hassan ‘Figo Ow’emmamba’ Mubiru, Fred Tamale, Lawrence Kizito and goalkeeper Sadiq Wassa among others.

Federation of Uganda Football Associations President Moses Magogo, CAF Executive Committee member who also heads the Futsal and Beach Soccer African committees Credit: Kawowo Sports
Speed merchant Hakim ‘Boda Boda’ Magumba will play for the FUFA President’s XI Credit: KAWOWO SPORTS

Diouf arrives on Thursday, 3rd January 2019 at Entebbe International Airport and he will be accorded VIP reception.

He is also expected to utilise the visit as a networking plat form with the Ugandan football family.

El Hadji Diouf’s visit to Uganda was facilitated by Wakiso Giants in conjunction with music star Eddie Kenzo who will be celebrating 10 years of music on the night of 4th January 2019 at Serena International Hotel, Kampala.

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

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