NAKASERO – Uganda Premier League side Wakiso Giants FC have unveiled Wardwizards Uganda as their new sponsors.
This was at a function held at Grand Emperior Hotel in Nakasero, Kampala on Thursday, December 03.
The partnership between the two parties is valued at UGX 200m and will last for one year with an option of extension.
The funds will be received in four installments of UGX 50m each with the first (installment) already settled.
Wardwizards will be the official Shirt sponsors for Wakiso Giants, taking over from Purple Restaurant who started with the club in 2018.
The company is a representative of three other companies including VYOM, Joy e-bike and MOTOROL Lubricants which deal in electronics, motor-bikes and lubricants.
What they said at the function
Sula Kamoga, Wakiso Giants CEO
“Today we would like to welcome Wardwizards as our new shirt sponsors for the new season and we hope for a fruitful partnership with them throughout the one-year period.
“I thank everyone for continuing to be with us in these trying times.
“We are fully prepared for the upcoming season despite the challenges.
“Thanks to the other stakeholders who have previously been with us including Purple Restaurant, Wakissha Resource Center and the rest.
Nirab Shah, Managing Director Ward Wizard Uganda
“We started just 18 months ago and work with another company in India.
“We are delighted to be associated with this great football club in Uganda.
“We have always wanted to partner with sports teams and we could not look away from Wakiso Giants FC.
“They are the fastest growing club in Uganda and have a big fan base, something that adds value to us.
“We would like to wish the club the very best in the upcoming season.”
Hassan Lule, Wakiso Giants FC Chairman
“I would like to salute everyone who has been with us for the last two years.
“We have been approached by many partners in the past but we wanted someone with value addition.
“We chose Ward Wizard because we are certain that they will add immense value to the team.
“They are a company that works with others like VYOM, Joy e-bike and MOTOROL Lubricants, which is something we also looked at when deciding to partner with them.
Esther Musoke, Head of Marketing FUFA
“On behalf of FUFA, we always look forward to such functions because marketing is one of the key aspects in football.
“We commend Wakiso Giants FC for securing such a partnership in these trying times.
“We encourage other clubs to copy Wakiso Giants FC and also secure such partners.”
At the same function, Wakiso Giants FC also unveiled the kit that they will be donning in the 2020/21 season.
Wakiso Giants FC who have been in existence for only two years, will take part in their second season in the top flight.
The club which started in 2018 in the Big League, was promoted to the top flight in 2019 before finishing 10th with 30 points from 25 games.