Express FC confirm sh400m annual shirt-sponsorship deal with Betway

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Betway marketing manager, Africa, Mark Rowles (Left) country manager, Adellah Agaba, Express FC’s Kiryowa Kiwanuka and Francis Buule showoff the sh400m sponsorship cheque from Betway

The club made the formal announcement at a media press briefing which took place in Kampala City on Tuesday afternnon.

All Express FC players can now put their bodies on the line for the team in subsequent matches this season.

And that is on the back of penning a morale-boosting three-year contract with betting company, Betway worth sh1.2b.

The sponsorship deal that will see Express get sh400m every year will handle three sets of jerseys and training kits.

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And the others it will handle are naming rights of the stadium, the welfare of the team and travelling kit.

“We have finally hit the jackpot” – Kiwanuka

“The new sponsorship is a very interesting package and that is while trying to be honest.

“On those three years on top of giving us money, they will also give us technical support through Forwardzone.

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“And that is on and off the pitch plus management training.

“We think that it brings great value to the sport and management of the game,” club chairman, Kiryowa Kiwanuka stated.

“And now, we have finally hit the jackpot, this sponsorship has attachment to players’ welfare, therefore.

“That is because as management, we cannot use that money unless the players welfare is very good,” he summed up.

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Express’s other sponsors are the pair of corporate bodies such as the likes of Equity Bank and Buganda Land Board.

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