StarTimes Uganda Premier league outfits Onduparaka Football Club have entered into a partnership with one of Uganda’s leading sports betting companies Aba Bet.
A three-year partnership worthy UGX 625 million will see Aba Bet become the club’s headline sponsor hence earning the club’s shirt sponsorship rights.
Furthermore, the naming rights of Onduparaka’s home ground, the Green Light Stadium have been granted to the betting company and now the stadium will be referred to as the Aba Bet Green Light Stadium for the next three years.
Speaking at the unveiling and launch of the partnership, Onduparaka Marketing officer Mercy Manduru appreciated and expressed gratitude towards Aba Bet for coming on board expecially during this pandemic period
“This is a very important day for us as a club, Today we take a step forward in the development of the football club as we re-emphasize the values and traditions of this football club.” Manduru told the media before adding;
“Just like Aba Bet, we have moved from the bottom to where we are currently, and we do not take anything for granted.”
“It has been two years since we last had a sponsor for the club, and we are very grateful to Aba Bet for coming on board at such a time and we are very pleased to welcome them on board,” she added.
This is a second partnership for Onduparaka in less than a week, having also renewed their partnership with leading Telecommunication company MTN Uganda.
With Five games played so far this season, Onduparaka sits seventh on the log with 8 points.