By PEACOCK KAWEESA
New Express FC chairman Kiryowa Kiwanuka has signed a one hundred million shillings (shs100M) partnership deal with Equity bank Uganda to promote the football club.
The football chairman signed the partnership deal on Thursday with bank Executive Director Anthony
Kituuka at the bank head offices in Kampala. The new partnership to promote the club comes with the digital innovation of the new‘Equity Express Card’ to used by the Express supporters and partners.
The bank has designed a digital card that will be issued to club members and partners to access various services including
purchasing tickets to watch all the club matches. Mr Kituuka said in his remarks that, “The card will not only serve as members’ identification, but it is a bank VISA chip and pin care that allows them to access ATM,EquiDuuka, make payments and shop online”.
According to the new Express FC Chairman. Kiryowa, the club will continue embracing football development on addition to attracting partners and sponsors to promote the club.
He added that Express FC has continued to show resilience and growth with the team registering various successes on and off the football field. Kiwanuka added that
Express FC will be the leading title contender for the 2019/2020 Uganda Premier League season and also warned over the continued hooliganism and rioting at football playgrounds.