Cranes win charity match, raise cash for patients


FUFA corparate charity social responsibility

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) and the national football team, Uganda Cranes have achieved several goals set during the visit to Nakasongola on Saturday, 23rd July 2016.

The national team players and officials conducted a guided tour around the Nakasongola Health Center IV, part of the main reason for the visit.

Later, the Uganda Cranes defeated Nakasongola United team 4-1 in the  charity match played at St Lawrence primary School, Migyera in Nakasongola.

KCCA striker Derrick Nsibambi opened with a great header just after five minutes following a decent cross from club-mate Joseph Ochaya.

Proline forward Edrisa Lubega then scored a brace as the first half ended 3-0.


Edrisa Lubega(22)

The home team pulled a goal back through Stephen Wokoroach’s penalty after Halid Lwaliwa fouled Emma Mutebi in the area.

Onduparaka striker Shaban Muhammed sealed the victory with a well finished effort.

The charity match was aimed at improving the maternity ward at Nakasongola Health Centre IV.

Players led by Hassan Wasswa Mawanda visited patients at Nakasongola Health Center IV before the match


Hassan Wasswa

The charity match is an initiative of 97.3 fm Simba Radio, Nakasongola District Football Association, Buganda region Football Association and FUFA getting back to the communities through football.

Recently FUFA conducted  a CSR activity where the public donated clothes and other items through the 2016 Uganda Cup which were handed over to the  Missionaries of the poor in Kisenyi.

The Uganda Cranes technical team and the substitutes. Two different teams were used for either halves.

Nakasongola United hired the services of Bright Stars FC assistant coach Paul Kiwanuka, assisted by Muteesi Mustafa.




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