StarTimes Uganda Premier League side Bright Stars have acquired a sponsorship deal worth $ 40,000 (Ug Shs 146 million) from Yoshino Trading Limited.
The package was unveiled at the club’s home in Mwererwe on Monday as preparations for the next season hit top gear.
On top of the finances, Yoshino promised to purchase a team Bus for the Kawempe based side in the one year long deal.
How Yoshino Trading and Bright Stars FC partnership was unveiled today in Mwererwe@SOLTILOofHONDA @kskgroup2017 @rocxm @AhmedMarsha @UPL https://t.co/NklLXnYsRK pic.twitter.com/7imKziQ8vj
— Bright Stars FC (@BrightStarsFC) August 13, 2018
Ronald Mutebi, the club Chairman, President of Yoshino Trading Nakanishi Shunsuke, Director/General Manager Yamaguchi Taiki and the Japan Ambassador to Uganda H.E Kazuaki Kemeda were all present at the occasion.
“We are greatly pleased by this partnership. Since 2011, we have been the importing and dealers of vehicles from Japan in Uganda. We have offered $ 40,000 in a one year deal with a team bus which becomes a team’s permanent asset. Yoshino Trading is excited to partner with Bright Stars FC and Soltilo’ Nakanishi noted.
Mutebi couldn’t hide his excitement about the deal
“We are happy about the sponsorship from Yoshino Trading. We commit ourselves to give the sponsor the due mileage as we also call upon the football people to promote such companies which impact for the better club football and develop the national team” Mutebi remarked.
The sponsor takes the clavicle side (above the breast area) of the all the official team wear for the up-coming season.