Stadium to be Renamed in Honor of Abel Dhaira

In honor of the fallen football hero Abel Dhaira, visit the Jinja Municipal Council Fc has resolved to renovate and rename the Tobacco (BAT) playing grounds in Walukuba division in Jinja.

“The council (Jinja Municipal) has decided to renovate the ground (Tobacco) and rename to ‘Abel Dhaira memorial stadium’. This is one of the ways to promote the immense talent in the area as well as honoring the hero who has inspired and supported so many players in his own home at Walukuba, page ” a source told Chimp Sport.

One of Dhaira’s close relatives, prostate Faisal Mayemba confirmed the news on a Facebook post adding that there is an upcoming cancer institute that will be named ‘Abel Dhaira cancer institute’.

Abel passed on Easter Sunday at the University of Iceland hospital after losing a battle with cancer. His body is expected to arrive in Uganda any time this week from Iceland for burial.

The government will cater for all transport expenses up to Entebbe while Fufa will take over the internal arrangements.



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