By Fred Kyambadde
Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) on Wednesday officially launched a national Uganda Cranes’ campaign code named ‘Mujje Tulumbe’ geared towards rallying support from various stakeholders.
This was during the weekly press conference held at FUFA House in Mengo, Kampala.
Officiating at the official launch of the campaign, FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo flanked by his 3rd Vice President Denis Mbidde and Executive Committee members, Dr. Bernard Patrick Ogwel and Hamid Juma said the campaign slogan is to rally support from all corners of the country for the Uganda Cranes.
FUFA president explains “We call upon the fans from the different parts of the country to rally behind the Uganda Cranes.”
“This is the most important part of the campaign.We thank all the sponsors and partners who have been with us over the years.
The away trip requires full Government support and i appeal to the State who have previously supported FUFA and the Uganda Cranes to help meet the financial costs for the planned Chartered flight to Burkina Faso”
Uganda Cranes players Mathias Kigonya, Ismail Watenga and Joseph Ochaya were also in attendance of the press conference.
Ochaya urged the fans to fully support the Uganda Cranes.
“I am humbled to request fans to come and support the team. We shall not disappoint you. “ said Ochaya during the press conference.
Uganda Cranes head coach, Milutin Sredojevic emphasized on showing the willingness and determination towards ensuring qualification.
‘We are doing everything possible to ensure that we attain qualification to the AFCON finals for the first time since 1978” said Micho.