For the second year running, footballer Brian “Super man” Umony through the Brian Umony Foundation successfully held a community charity event dubbed the “Bukoto Give back”.

Some of the activities involved in this charity drive included cleaning of a health center, donation of cleaning liquid, tools, mamma kits and conducted a football clinic to help young aspiring stars of the tomorow-years get inspired.

Umony was accompanied by fellow national team players as AS Vita’s Savio Kabugo, AFC Leopards’ Baker Lukooya, Police’s Ivan Bukenya and Brian Majwega of Maroons Football Club as he cleaned up Bukoto health center, donated mamma kits to expectant mothers and conducted a football clinic to the youngsters.

David Isabirye | Kawowo Sports Brian Umony (holding microphone) delivered a key note presentation about career guidance to the young aspiring footballers

As the foundation we had a successful event, we believe Bukoto health center and Mulimira Zone will definitely benefit going forward, a big thank you to all our sponsors for the immense support rendered for this to happen.

Brian Umony, Uganda Cranes player
David Isabirye | Kawowo Sports Smiles as excited donors and recipients all celebrate before the donated stuff to Bukoto Health Center
David Isabirye | Kawowo Sports Brian Umony handshakes a nurse at Bukoto Health Center, Madam Teddy

Last year, Umony conducted the same execrise through the “Naguru Give Back”, sharing with youth in Kamwokya.

Later, he spread wings to Kamwokya and Jinja where he conducted football clinics as well as donating kits to the different youth groups.

This year’s events conceded with the 2019 Day of the African Child which was commemorated along the theme: “Humanitarian Action in Africa: Children’s Rights First”

David Isabirye | Kawowo Sports Brian Umony in a football clinic with the youngsters

A number of partners to include Bet Lion, National Council of Sports (NCS), Skool Info, Radio City, Hillary Tangahya Foundation among others.

For starters, Umony kick started his career at Nakawa United, then crossed to Naguru Avis Football team, before he featured prominently at Kyambogo University and later poached by KCCA Football Club.

He joined South Africa’s Super Sport United, University of Pretoria, Port Land Timbers (USA),Becamex Binh Duong (Vietnam), Azam (Tanzania), St George (Ethiopia), Gokulam Kerala (India) and lately Express,

For the national team, Uganda Cranes, Umony has 36 caps, scoring 12 goals.


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