Cranes Share Shs 50Million Cecafa Prize Money

Federation of Uganda Football Association, price FUFA, decease has fulfilled their part of the bargain to give the Uganda Cranes half of the prize money the team would win if they reached the final stages of the 2015 Cecafa senior challenge cup in Ethiopia.

“We promised the players and officials that half the prize money won at the tournament would be shared among the entire contingent. We are glad that the players have won the tournament, ” the FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo was quoted by the federation media on Sunday.

The Cranes defeated Rwanda 1-0 on Saturday to win a record 14th title in their 19th appearance in the final. The country was awarded USD 30,000 (approx. UgX 99M) meaning that players and technical bench share UgX 49.5 M.

The team returned back from Ethiopia on Sunday and is expected to commence training for Africa Nations Championship slated for Mid January 2016.


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