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MTN Uganda acquires 10 year naming rights for the KCCA FC stadium.

MTN Uganda and KCCA Football Club (KCCA FC) have today inked a ten year partnership MTN Uganda acquires 10 year naming rights for the KCCA FC stadium.

 

  • The 10-year deal gives MTN naming rights to the club’s home grounds at Lugogo
  • The stadium will now be renamed the MTN Omondi Stadium in honor of Philip Omondi, a legend that gave so much to football in Uganda.
  • The partnership reinforces MTN Uganda’s role in supporting football and sports in Uganda.

As a result of the partnership, the stadium will now and for the next ten years be called the MTN Omondi Stadium, in a move which MTN and KCCA FC honour the legacy of Phillip Omondi, the late football player who dedicated his life to football in Uganda as a player and coach.

“MTN Uganda has a long history of involvement in sports in this country and has been associated with KCCA FC for long. As the leading supporter of sports in the country, we considered it befitting that we further cement our association to this club. This partnership will be executed as part of the club’s bigger plans to upgrade its home,” Somdev Sen MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer said at the unveiling.

 

Philip Omondi played for local side Kampala City Council FC from 1973 to 1979, when he moved to the United Arab Emirates to join Sharjah. Omondi played for the Uganda national football team at the 1974, 1976 and 1978 African Cup of Nations, where he was the leading goal-scorer, in the tournament that Uganda finished second. He also helped the team to the 1973 and 1977 CECAFA Cup titles. He later on coached some local football clubs.

 

 

 

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