BetWay Uganda and six-time Uganda League champions Express FC, have Tuesday morning signed a three-year sponsorship deal worth Shs400million per year.
During a press conference to unveil BetWay as the latest partners, chairman Kiryowa Kiwanuka said Express FC was a way of life.
“Express FC kya mutima. Today Betway you have become musaayi gwaffe. This is a brotherhood we intend to embrace on the principle of strong partnerships, build and mutual development. The sponsorship package of Shs400m per year, that Betway has extended to Express FC, shall go a long way in ensuring the footballing success of the club. With Betway’s continued support, we look forward to shared Express FC footballing glory. Thank you very much, thank you Betway.”
The betting house already grace the kits of basketball club, Power as well as rugby league side Kobs.
According to BetWay Country Manager Adella Agaba, her firm was delighted continue supporting local football especially with the drive to make Express FC great again.
“We are happy to announce that we will be Express FC’s headline sponsor for this season,” she said.
Betway joins Buganda Land Board, Uganda Breweries and Equity bank as the partners for Express FC this season.
Along with the cash package, BetWay will provide the Wankulukuku-based side with three playing strips, training kit and another for travel. Also, Express’ home ground is set to be renamed the ‘Betway Muteesa II Wankulukuku Stadium’
Express will don the strip during their seventh Uganda Premier League game of the season on Wednesday when they host Vipers.