Brian Umony foundation has organized a football tournament to help youths from four slums, these are Banda, Bukoto, Makindye and Naguru.
The Slum Soca Cup tournament has also been boosted by Aziz Damani who has offered 60 boxes of water that will be used by the teams that are to compete in the tournament.
Brian Umony a former Cranes star believes the Slum Soca Cup will help in nurturing new talents from the ghetto and also sensitize youths from the slums on the importance of football to their lives.
“First I thank Aziz Damani who has given us sixty boxes of water that will be used by the teams to compete in the tournament.
We decided to put up this tournament to help and nurture talents from the ghettos. We believe through sports tournaments like these we can change the lives of the youths through such competitions.”
We all know youths in the slums are faced with the challenge of drug addiction but I strongly believe they can be of great importance to the country through sports.”
The Slum Soca Cup will officially kick off on Saturday 10th November in Banda and commence on Sunday 11th at Bukoto. On 17th November ( Makindye) and 18th ( Naguru).
The quarterfinals are slated for 24th November and the grand final will take place on 25th of this months. The best two teams from the four regions will face off in the grand final.