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CSR: Singer Sheebah Karungi Comes to the Aid of U-17 Girls National Team

Philanthropic female singer, Sheebah Karungi has spread her wings to the Uganda U17 Women National Football team with a Cooperate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity.

The “Kyolina Omanya” hit maker, donated 1500 packs of Holic sanitary pads to the Uganda U-17 National women football team that is currently in camp, preparing for their FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers double-header against Cameroon.

The donation took place on Thursday afternoon shortly after the team’s training session at the StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo.

The MTV Europa Music Awards 2020 nominee was flanked by FUFA Executive Committee Member Ronnie Kalema, FUFA Marketing Director Esther Musoke, and the Communications manager, Ahmed Hussein.

FUFA Executive committee Member Kalema who represented the FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo, expressed his delight over Sheebah Karungi’s gesture.

“I take this opportunity to send you greetings from FUFA and assure you that we are cordially grateful to the Management of Sheebah Establishments who manufacture Holic Pads. We thank her for giving back to the women national team that is just 180 minutes away from making it to the U17 FIFA World Cup,” he said.

He added, “It is a great CSR activity to FUFA which is evident with the excited young girls and this gesture will make a huge difference in their lives. FUFA is grateful to associate with people like Sheebah.”

During her remarks, the “Queen Karma” attributed her cause to the need to ensure comfort amongst the girls and play to their level best inorder to qualify for the World Cup.

Sheeba Karungi talking to the Girls
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“We have come to give you Holic Pads and also offer you something beautiful which will make you comfortable when playing on the pitch and beating Cameroon. I do not want you to wake up in the morning with a lot of discomfort because of the menstrual times. We want you to feel comfortable and do what you do best so regardless whether you are in your red zone or not. We want you to win because you are destined for greatness,” she remarked.

The U17 Girls team will play a two legged qualification round tie with Cameroon where the winner will storm the final tournament scheduled for next year.

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