KCCA Football club together with other Uganda Premier League clubs have championed a campaign called #WearYourLocalJersey as s drive that will ensure local football stakeholders support and build the Ugandan football industry.
The campaign was officially launched on Thursday at Lugogo in a press briefing that was attended by representatives from URA FC, SC Villa, Wakiso Giants, Express FC, Police FC and Vipers SC.
“In a challenging time like these ones where Covid-19 pandemic has struck the local football industry hard since 20th March 2020 when sports activities were suspended, merchandise is one of the ways through which clubs can generate funds and also football stakeholders showing their support to Ugandan football.”
“This comes at a time when fans will not be able to watch football live in stadiums but can extend their support to their clubs through buying merchandise.” Stated Anisha Muhoozi the CEO KCCA FC.
FUFA Deputy CEO, Humphrey Mandu hailed the clubs for the initiative
“This is a great initiative because brand visibility is always a key as we strive to grow our game.”
The clubs in attendance were represented by Anisha Muhoozi (KCCA CEO), Isaac Mwesigwa (Express FC CEO), Bernard Olupot (SC Villa Communications)Abdul Wasike (Vipers SC Communications), Henry Mayeku (URA CEO), Sula Kamoga (Wakiso Giants CEO), Fahad Lumu ( Police CEO)