KAMPALA – As earlier reported by PML Daily, Betway Uganda promised to give Express FC approximately 5m as a COVID-19 package.
On Wednesday, the betting giants came good on their promise as the Red Eagles players finally received the package in form of food.
The package included 300kgs of Maize Flour, 300kgs of Rice and 300kgs of Beans, meant for 30 players.
It is understood that each player received 10kgs each of the three food stuffs.
What they said
Zakia Maseruka, Betway Uganda Sponsored Assets Manager
“As Betway Uganda we pride ourselves in supporting the development of sports.
“When we made the partnership with Express FC being the biggest football club in Uganda, we automatically grew our family.
“It is an honor to support our players during these uncertain times and we will continue to do so till we overcome this pandemic. Stay home stay safe and stay fit.”
Hamzah Jjunju, CEO Express FC
“We are proud and thank betway Uganda for the gesture of availing our club staff with food relief for use during this Lock down, this goes a long way to keep our player motivated, concentrate and focus on their training schedule availed by our technical team as they stay home so as to be safe.”
Betway Uganda is the headline sponsor of Express FC.
They also sponsor two other clubs in Power (Basketball) and Kobs (Rugby).
These two other clubs also received a similar package.
With the relief now received, Express expects their players to maneuver their way through this trying period.
Just like in several other countries, football is currently on halt in Uganda.
The ‘Pearl of Africa’ is also currently in lockdown with 139 cases of Covid-19 so far reported.