UPL side Wakiso Giants have moved closer to becoming a fully community club after agreeing a five year partnership in which they the district acquired a 20% stake.
The signing happened on Wednesday September 14 at the district Headquarters at Wakiso.
In the pact signed, the District Chairperson Matia Lwanga Bwanika automatically becomes the club patron and shall appoint two persons on the club’s board.
Club CEO Sula Kamoga said: “It’s a historic moment in our club as we get another partner on board.
We believe this partnership will turn Wakiso Giants into a remarkable force which will in turn act as a school of excellence in the district.
“We also expect our club to act as a unifying factor for the populace within the district by attracting various political heads at the various spheres of leadership within the district.”
We have today entered a partnership with Wakiso District Local Government that will last for an initial 5 years. The district now owns 20% of the club shares and Chairman Matia Lwanga Bwanika officially becomes the our PATRON#WeArePurpleSharks#PrideOfWakiso pic.twitter.com/l9RJDb2Pgv
— Wakiso Giants FC (@WakisoGiantsFC) September 14, 2022
District Chairperson Matia Lwanga Bwaniika (club Patron) said: “As a district, we have agreed with Wakiso Giants to be our club. For all residents of Wakiso district, we inform you that this club has now become part of our identity that shows we exist.
We pledge to do everything in our powers to support the club and also make it one of the best in the country.
The partnership will also help promote talent in the area and also have a team they identify with just like it happens around the world.”
Wakiso Giants’ other partners are 1XBet, IUIU Female Campus, Kabojja, Papo Resturant and Wakissha Resource Centre.