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Ecobank injects Shs10m into construction of modern Netball Facility

David GOMBE

Ecobank has contributed UGX 10 Million to the Uganda Netball federation towards the construction of a “state-of-the-art” Netball Facility.

The Announcement was made during at the fundraising dinner organised by the federation at Serena Hotel Kampala on Tuesday

The Uganda Netball Federation has plans to commission The State-of-Art Netball Home, a dedicated headquarters for Ugandan netball which will include Netball courts, accommodation facilities, sports shops, sports medicine facilities, gyms, swimming pools and other facilities that advance the athleticism, training and competitive capacity of our netball teams; present and still to come.

Speaking at the dinner on behalf of the Managing Director, Group Marketing Manager, and Consumer Banking, Manager, Charity Kamusiime said,

“Ecobank is the official bank Sponsor of Sports in the financial service sector of Uganda and it is our imperative to make sure that we are relentless in the provision of that support. Thus, we are giving the Uganda Netball Federation Uganda Shillings 10,000,000 Million (Uganda Shillings Ten Million).”

“As Ecobank, we remain committed to growing Uganda as we grow our talent in and beyond Africa. Collaborative growth is our mission as the Pan African Bank. Uganda Netball Federation, Thank you for this initiative and wish you all the best” She added

Shs127,000,000 was collected in pledges and cash from different companies as well as personalities at the first fundraising dinner.

At least 36 billion is needed by Uganda Netball Federation (UNF) to construct a new ultra modern home.

The She-Cranes unveiled the jerseys they will don for the Commonwealth games and the Netball World Cup.The kits were designed and manufactured by 6M09, an international firm.

The She Cranes Kit for the 2022 Commonwealth Games (Photo by David Isabirye)

The She-Cranes will be going to Birmingham, England, to participate and no doubt dominate in the Commonwealth Games next week from 26th July to 7th August, followed by an England Tour later this year, and the Netball World Cup that is to take place in South Africa in 2023.

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