NIC, FUFA renew insurance partnership

DAVID GOMBE 

NIC Holdings Limited, has today Thursday 24th unveiled a new and better insurance sponsorship package for FUFA and Uganda Cranes.

The renewal package was officially unveiled at the NIC headquarters in Kampala and includes Uganda Cranes, the Junior league and FUFA Drum tournament is an improvement over the previous contract with the Federation.

It also covers all players, coaching staff and team doctor against death and injuries resulting into permanent disability sustained while on official engagements. The other incidences the partnership covers include training as well as travel to and from matches and burial arrangements in case death occurs.

Unveiling the partnership renewal, the managing director NIC Mr. Nayo Folayan said,

“This package is in line with NIC’s continued support of sports in Uganda, we believe the youth are the future of the country and that is why this partnership goes a long way to support the efforts of government in the area youth and sports development.”

He also congratulated the Uganda Cranes for qualifying for the African cup of Nations and challenged them to aim higher to the biggest football tournaments such as the world cup

“Our vision is supporting football in Uganda to create an enabling environment for our footballers so that they too can compete on a global platform and tank among the best in the world.” Stated Folayan.

The FUFA President Moses Magogo appreciated NIC for the support rendered to not only football but also Netball. He is also delighted that the new deal covers also the FUFA drum and Junior league.

“It is another milestone from us to celebrate, we are delighted that our sponsors have appreciated the work we have done. I want to assure the football fraternity that as FUFA we shall continue to work hard for greater achievements.

“I want to thank NIC for not only sponsoring Football but also Netball team. They have supported football since 2008 even when things were not going on well.

“I thank them for always fulfilling their obligations. The new package is more exciting because it as also come out to support the FUFA junior league and now the players in the Junior will play football when they are also covered. The FUFA drum has also been looked at since players from the topflight also feature in the competition. They will now play when they are fully covered.”

“We can only pay back by calling the public to buy products from NIC, therefore as FUFA we shall continue to work hard for greater achievements.”

The Full details of the partnership are below

•The Uganda Cranes : The sponsorship is worth Ushs 660,000,000 annually

•The FUFA Junior league : Sponsorship is worth Ushs 800,000,000 annually

•The FUFA Drum Tournament : The sponsorship is worth Ushs 960,000,000 annually

•FUFA awards : The sponsorship is Ushs 10,000,000 annually

•A generator : Worth 18,000 USD

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