The FUFA Uganda Cup has today attained a title sponsorship deal worth Shs300m from Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited. The deal will carter for prize money and other logistics that will assist in the organisation of the tournament for three years.
â€œWe are proud to have found a partner (Stanbic Bank) with such a long and proud sporting heritage. The Uganda Cup is steeped in history having been played since 1971 and as FUFA we are excited to have found a sponsor who appreciates the history scale of the competition,â€� FUFA President Moses Magogo stated at the unveiling ceremony held at Nakasero this morning.
The sponsorship comes as a huge boost to the Shs50m that was allocated to the tournament off the Sports Broadcasting deal.
The Uganda Cup isÂ the second most prestigious competition in Uganda football.Â It is played on a knock out basis. This annual competition is open for non league sides, registered clubs playing in all the five football divisions ofÂ the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA).
At the event, Fufa also conducted competitionâ€™s round of 32 draws. Here are the fixtures.
Kansai Plascon Vs Doves All Stars
Simba FC Vs KCCA
Proline Vs Luwero United
BUL Vs Nyamityobora
KJT Vs Arua Tigers
Kitara Vs Express
Synergy FC Vs Masavu
Soana Vs Onduparaka
Busula Vs Amuka Bright Stars
Vipers Vs Police
Simba Vs Rushere
Ndejje University Vs Ntinda United
Mbarara City Vs Nabitende