Airtel Uganda has echoed its support for sports in Uganda with the company’s Managing Director reassuring the new Uganda Cranes head coach that the Telco is committed to the success of the team and the sports as a whole.
Mr. V.G Somasekhar made this pledge while meeting with the new Uganda Cranes and U23s coach, Johnny Mckinstry and FUFA officials, at the Airtel Uganda head offices.
This commitment comes at the heels of the just conclude nationwide Airtel Rising Stars (ARS) national U-17 boys and girls football tournament and the ongoing Airtel Masaza Cup whose finals will be on the 26th October.
Somasekhar welcomed the new coach and wished him the best asserting that; “Airtel Uganda welcomes Mr. Mckinstry to Uganda and we wish him all the best as he seeks to build on the recent successes of the Uganda Cranes as well as contribute to the development of football in the country. We will continue to provide all the necessary support to ensure that our sport grows further and we achieve more in the country and also on a continental level.”
Mckinstry promised to build on previous achievements and work closely with Airtel Uganda to ensure the growth of youth football in Uganda.
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