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Following the postponement of the FUBA National Basketball League, Kings Basketball Club has this week unveiled its one year sponsorship deal with HiPipo.
The sponsorship deal was unveiled to the media at the National Council of Sports, Lugogo and is meant to run until 2021.
Speaking during the unveiling ceremony, HiPipo’s CEO Innocent Kawooya was optimistic about the new deal and credited Kings for being an organised team.
“We are excited to have partnered with Kings Basketball Club and pleased for our continuous support towards the growth and development sports in the country. In the past, we have been supporting boxing and kickboxing and we are proud of this hence hopeful to bring success to everyone through our sponsorship packages,” Kawooya said.
He added, “We scouted for the most organised team with disciplined players and chose Kings Basketball Club. We agreed on a human and contractual agreement to make sure we support the team in each and every situation.”
The sponsorship deal is meant to cater for the team during its local and international engagements.
Hakim Sebaggala, Kings’ Patron heaped praise on HiPipo for their sponsorship package and highlighted on the club’s objective of the forthcoming season.
“It’s a huge boost for our team, we thank HiPipo for the coaching boards and the support towards our club. Our main goal for this year’s basketball Championship is to reach the top eight and make it to the play offs.”
The FUBA National Basketball League (NBL) was previously poised to start on Friday 20th March while FUBA Div 1 and 2 was scheduled for Saturday 21st March, 2020 but have both been called off.
FUBA, like all other federations have postponed their events as the country counters the spread of the COVID 19 pandemic.