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Uganda Soccer legends come to the rescue of fellows hit by COVID

David GOMBE

Ugandan former players under their organization Uganda soccer legends have mobilised funds to reach out to their fellow former Ugandan stars who have been affected by the horrendous covid-19 pandemic.

Former players such as Sula Kato, Issa Sekatawa, Ali Semyalo and Nyombi Edriss have all been suffering from the global pandemic.

The Uganda soccer legends organisation President Jackson Mayanja has thanked everyone who has supported the course during this Coronavirus lockdown turmoil

“I take this opportunity to thank the former players and other well wishers who have come out and supported our colleagues during this usual period.”

We call upon for more support since many former players are suffering and this is the time to rescue them from this tough period.”

Said Mayanja

Former Cranes international Jackson Mayanja

Gibby Kalule the General Secretary Uganda Legends organisation has blamed FUFA for not caring about former players who are living a difficult time

“FUFA’s corrupt scheme and discrimination was the main reason why we lost our former stars such as Jimmy Kirunda, Friday Senyonjo and John Mandwara.”

Covid money from FIFA for special interest groups ended in the pockets of a few now we are in another lockdown and some of our brothers are in desperate need. “

Meanwhile, the Uganda soccer legends organisation replace the Ex- international Football association

The Uganda soccer legends organisation executive comprises of Jackson Mayanja (President), George Ssimwogerere (Vice President), Sam Ssimbwa (Treasurer), Gibby Kalule (General Secretary) and Issa Sewanyana (Patron)

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