UBA unveil YOUNG as official kit sponsors for National team


Uganda Badminton Association (UBA) partnered with Malaysia’s YOUNG as their new kit sponsors for the National team for the next two years.

The patnership deal was announced by the company representative Mrs Nyachwo Lucy at the famous Trendy sports shop in Bukoto.

(L-R)Annet Nakamya , Gladys Mbabazi, Husinah Kobugabe, Abbey, Lucy Nakyo(R).

Talking about the deal on Saturday morning, a happy Nyachwo  came out to highlight that as YOUNG, the aim is to develop Badminton in Uganda.

“As YOUNG, we have patnered with the Uganda Badminton Association to make sure they help us develop the sport in Uganda which is our aim”

“We are here to handover development products of YOUNG ranging from T-shirts, shoes, rackets and all other required equipment to play the game”

“The patnership is going to run for two(2) years with an option to renew depending on the working relationship and progression of the game”

Annet Nakamya, President of the UBA was thrilled with patnership going on to hail YOUNG as the first Badminton National team sponsor;

“YOUNG is going to dress our National team players for two years, something we are happy about and hold in high regard since it’s our first time as badminton to get a kit sponsor for the National team” she said

Adding that “This will help us In preparation after training initially we had a challenge where players were put on different attairs yet the rule is that all individuals had to be uniform”

“For the next two years, we are in safe hands of a very big company in YOUNG that was started by one of the best ever Chinese badminton player called Yang Yang, something is expected to help us”

For Badminton player Husinah Kobugabe, as a brand ambassador adds that this will boast one’s mental strength and reduce on the worry;

Husinah Kobugabe donning the Young kit.

“This sponsorship will help me and my teammates to be well equipped and worry free of being shabby”

“For a player to perform, you have to almost have all the required equipment, something that boasts one’s mental strength”she added

Gladys Mbabazi(L) with Husinah Kobugabe posing with their Young kits.

“After this as a player am now settled and getting for the all Africa games next year and now ready to bring back a medal for Uganda” concluded with assurance.

About YOUNG.

This is a Malaysian badminton brand that used to be called Yang Yang, in which the legendary China singles player, Yang Yang was a co-founder.

However recently it was relaunched and now called YOUNG.

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