The game of football in Uganda continues to grow every other passing day. The evident growth has in the end attracted corporate sponsorship.
Besides the individual clubs that have made efforts to get sponsors, the league as a whole has also made efforts to bring on board corporate companies.
The latest is the partnership between the StarTimes Uganda Premier League and Uganda Breweries Limited set to be unveiled on Tuesday, 20th November 2018.
In a communication released by the League Secretariat indicated that the official launch of the new sponsorship package will be held at the Company’s headquarters in Luzira, Kampala.
According to a source that preferred anonymity revealed to this website that the new sponsors are Pilsner Lager, one of the brands under Uganda Breweries Limited.
The source also intimated that Pilsner Lager will come on board as man of the match sponsors for all the league games.
” Uganda Breweries Limited through Pilsner Lager brand will come on board as sponsors for the man of the match awards that will be given out in league matches. ” the source stated.
In addition to the man of the match awards, Pilsner Lager will also have the player and coach of the month categories that will come on a monthly basis.
The details of the deal including the money and duration of the deal are still unknown but that will be revealed in the press briefing on Tuesday.
It should be remembered that last season, betting firm Fortbet were the sponsors for the man of the match awards that came with a prize of Ushs 100,000/= and a plaque.
Pilsner Lager were the sponsors of the inaugural FUFA Super 8 trophy that was won by KCCA FC in August this year.