Airtel Finalizes Preps For Kabaka Run

Ms. Remmie Kisakye, Media Manager Airtel Uganda, Mr. Tom Gutjahr MD Airtel Uganda, Mr. Sekabembe Henry, Buganda Minister of Sports and Omumbejja Daniella Nakayenga display the kits Airtel Uganda handed over to the Kingdo

Uganda Cup quarterfinals

Kyambgogo vs KCC

Lweza vs Police

SCVU vs SC Villa

Bright Stars vs BUL

The Fufa Competitions Committee (FCC) has confirmed the date for the highly anticipated Uganda Cup quarter finals clash against Kyambogo.

According to the communication by the Secretary of the FCC, symptoms the game will be played on Sunday April 19 at Kyambogo Grounds with kick off set at 3pm according to KCC’s official website.

Mwebe further confirms that in case of a stalemate in normal time, extra time of not less than 15 minutes in each half will be played and probably penalties if the game still stays tied.

To reach the stage, KCC A beat Seeta United 2-1 at the round of 64, and then eliminated Cup holders URA 2-1 in Lugazi at the round of 32 before dispatching Ndejje University with a 3-0 victory in Luwero.

The other quarterfinal ties include 2013 Uganda Cup winners SCVU at home to SC Villa while Lweza entertain Police in Kajjansi. Bright Stars host Bul in Matugga. Dates for the quarterfinal matches are yet to be communicated by Fufa.


Today, patient Airtel Uganda handed over the Kabaka Run marathon kits to the Buganda Kingdom at a press conference that was held at the Kampala headquarters.

The handover was graced by Buganda Kingdom officials led by the Buganda Kingdom Minister of Sports Mr. Sekabembe Henry and the General Manager of Majestic Brands Omumbejja Daniella Nakayenga as well as Airtel Uganda directors and staff members led by the Managing Director Mr. Tom Gutjahr.

Airtel Uganda is the main sponsor of the 2015 Kabaka Run as part of a partnership agreement that was signed with the Buganda Kingdom worth one hundred and seventy million shillings per year for the next three years to cater to four of the most important Buganda Kingdom activities; the Kabaka Run, Kabaka’s birthday, the Kabaka’s coronation as well as Eid El Fitri.

During the handover, Gutjahr said, “Airtel Uganda is very passionate about supporting women causes in Uganda, as evidenced by the various activities we have done in support of women throughout March. This is why the proceeds from the run, just like last year, will go to the fight against fistula in women and girls in Uganda.”

Gutjahr concluded by pledging “….future commitment and support to the Buganda Kingdom, its people and its activities, as we unite to maintain the good glory of this Kingdom.”

“We would like to thank Airtel Uganda for consistently supporting Buganda Kingdom and its activities,” commented Buganda Kingdom Minister of Sports Mr. Sekabembe Henry as he was receiving the kits.

“These kits are going to be handed out to everyone who has registered for the Kabaka Run,” he added.

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