Airtel Uganda Football Airtel Uganda female striker Angel Taka chest controls a high ball
  • Event: 2019 FUFA Corporate Tournament
  • Date: 27th April
  • Venue: Kampala International School Uganda (KISU), Bukoto
  • Time frame: 9 AM till Late
  • Theme: ‘Fun, networking and soccer’
  • Winner’s package: 3M

Telecommunications giants Airtel Uganda is among the 21 corporate companies that have duly registered for the third edition of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) Corporate tournament.

For starters, this day long gala will be held on Saturday, 27th April 2019 at the lavish green lull of the Kampala International School Uganda (KISU) play ground in Bukoto, a suburb of the capital, Kampala.

This will be the fifth edition of the tourney that has kept growing and improving in stature and organization.

The tourney carries a rich theme line; ‘Fun, networking and soccer’.

Corporates from the different families will merge and mingle for the common cause of networking and playing football, killing two birds with one stone – marketing their brands and keeping fit.

Esther Musoke, a proven and tested diligent servant of the beautiful through her FUFA Marketing director job elucidates on the essence of this tournament.

Whereas it is a chance for people to play soccer and have fun, the most important aspect is that many companies converge in one place and have their brands known. This tournament is a signature brand aimed to draw the corporate world for opportunities to make an impact in Ugandan football.

Esther Musoke, FUFA Marketing Director
FUFA Media Airtel Uganda’s Willy Edong in action during the 2017 FUFA Corporate Tournament at KISU in Bukoto

Airtel Uganda, proud sponsors of the Uganda Cranes, Buganda Masaza football championship and the Kabaka Birthday run were the first team to register.

Since then, the list has swollen with other companies as Ecobank, BIDCO, Nile Special, National Insurance Corporation (NIC), Bet Lion, Diamond Trust Bank, National Water and Sewerage Corporation, Sanyuka TV, FUFA FM, Uganda Premier League secretariat, AALS, UMEME, Red Pepper, Roke Telecom, SOGEA, Post Bank, Sadolin Paints and Kyagalanyi Coffee Limited following suit.

Virtually, there is a rush to beat a deadline and register to be part as explained in the subsequent lines.

Registration procedure

Registration is still open up to 15th April at a cost of two million shillings only.

The winner will walk away with a trophy and cash prize of three million shillings.

Red Pepper Publications are the defending champions. They defeated SSL Logistics at Kampala International Schools Uganda (KISU) last year.

Teams confirmed so far:

  • Airtel Uganda Limited
  • Nile Breweries Limited (Nile Special)
  • Civil Aviation Authority
  • Eco Bank Uganda Limited
  • BIDCO Uganda Limited
  • Diamond Trust Bank
  • National Water and Sewerage Corporation
  • Kampala International School Uganda (KISU)
  • Sanyuka TV
  • FUFA FM 102.1
  • Uganda Premier League Secretariat
  • National Insurance Corporation
  • AALS
  • Bet Lion
  • Rock Telecom
  • SOGEA
  • Post Bank Limited
  • Sadolin Paints Uganda Limited

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