Cecafa-Tusker Cup Uganda 2012 launched
This year’s CECAFA –Tusker Cup will carry a sponsorship package of USD 450,000 for the tournament to be held in Kampala it has been announced .
The Council of East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) has also fixed November 24 as the kick off date at Mandela National Stadium Namboole. The tournament will run through to December 8 said Cecafa General Secretary Nicholas Musonye from Kampala where the launch was .
Unpacking the sponsorship deal in Kampala, Lemmy Mutahi the EABL (U) Marketing Director said the decision was taken with an ultimate aim of catapulting East African teams to the 2014 World Cup. He revealed that as sponsors they were happy to have the tournament hosted in Kampala. This year’s figure shows a 5% increase compared to last year’s release.
Musonye said the sponsorship package would cover the teams’ accommodation and air travels among others. A total of USD 60.000 will however go towards prize money with the winners taking USD 30.000, the runners up USD 20.000 and USD 10.000 for the third placed team. Musonye further revealed that the sponsors. All matches will be showed live on Super Sport.
The Sponsors (EABL) confirmed their long time engagement with Cecafa and praised the regional body for organizing excellent 2010/2011tournament in Tanzania.
Uganda (FUFA) have already formed a Local Organizing Committee to start preparations.
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