KAMPALA – The Boys’ Schools Cricket Week 2023 edition has received a partnership boost from SkyView ahead of the season tip-off later this month.
SkyView, a product of Hariss International Limited has injected up to UGX 30 into the 2023 cricket edition slated for August 26th-1st September in Jinja City, South east of the country.
The sponsorship package delivered to Uganda Cricket Association (UCA) on Monday will be used to organize the tournament and support the game of cricket.
Ms. Ishta Atukunda, the public relations manager of Hariss International Limited, the makers of SkyView said the company sought to further its commitment to promoting young talent and fostering a spirit of adventure.
“It gives us immense pleasure to associate ourselves with the youth and flagship cricket competition for boys’ secondary schools in Uganda. The game of cricket promotes the values of teamwork and sportsmanship, and this partnership is a true testament to that,” Atukunda said at a press conference.
“Skyview believes in pushing boundaries and going beyond the limits. With this partnership, we hope to inspire young minds to pursue their dreams fearlessly and live life to the fullest,” she added.
Uganda Cricket Association CEO, Mr. Allan Mugume, welcomed the partnership with SkyView and hopes to see more corporate support extended towards sports development in Uganda.
He said the sponsorship is a major boost ahead of the tournament.
“This partnership is the beginning of very great things in the future as far as boy’s school’s cricket week is concerned and beyond,” Uganda Cricket Association CEO said.
Speaking about the Boys’ Schools cricket week 2023 edition, Mugume revealed that this competition has been the flagship of the boy’s competition since 1939.
“It is the ultimate stage that showcases the talent of young players and also the platform that gives them the opportunity to showcase their talent and represent Uganda at age group competitions.” Allan Mugume said.
The Boys’ Schools Cricket Week 2023 Edition will have 16 schools from all regions across the country taking part including Kololo SSS, Ndejje SSS, Dehli Public School, St. John’s Kauga, St. John’s Mukono, Busoga College Mwiri and Jinja SSS
Others are, Good Heart, Lords Meade, Kiira College Butiki, Masaka SSS, Ntare School, Nyakasu- ra, Kilembe SSS, St. John’s Layibi, and Teso College Aloet