UPL Update – Wakiso Giants FC seal new Ugx 371 million 1xBet deal
Tuesday – Betting company 1xBet have extended their sponsorship deal with Wakiso Giants FC – with the Uganda Premier League club set to bank $100,000 in the 2023/24 season.
The extended deal is an improvement from last season’s Ugx 242 million.
“As a club, we are delighted with the extension of this contract with 1xBet as it shows the level of confidence they have in the team. We promise to use the partnership to ensure the club continues to grow performances,” Club CEO Sula Kamoga said, “This is a timely boost ahead of the season that kicks off this weekend.”
Tony Dhabangi, the Head of Operations at 1xBet Uganda promised to once again ‘renew the marriage next year if all goes well.’
“When we signed last year, we promised renewal of this contract if all went all. In this new agreement, we have added more finances to ensure the club improves in all spheres and we shall renew the marriage next year if all goes well.
“As a company, we are supportive of Ugandan sport and this partnership is part of the many Corporate Social Responsibilities activities that we carry on.”
The club chairman Hassan Lule expressed gratitude 1xBet for their financial contribution to the club.
“We want to thank 1xBet for their financial contribution to the club that started last season and will continue this season. Its something we can’t take for granted and with them, we shall continue to be competitive.
“I want to thank everyone associated with the club from the players, staff, sponsors, technical staff to the playing staff. To the fans, we promise even better next season.”