Standard chartered bank has today officially flagged off the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) football team that beat National Water and Sewerage Cooperation(NWSC) to lift the standard chartered Bank Cup 2019.
The flag off event took place at Merryland Secondary School in Entebbe municipality. The team of six players will travel to Liverpool in the United Kingdom (UK) on an all expenses-paid trip by the Bank and will return on October 7.
While in Liverpool, the team will attend a professional training session with Liverpool football club legends at the Liverpool football Academy. The UCAA team’s representative Mr. Andrew Wafula expressed his team’s enthusiasm and emphasised that this was a dream come true for the team that was travelling for the very first time.
UCAA Ag Director General, Mr. Fred Bamwesigye, received a dummy air ticket to Anfield, on behalf of the UCAA sports team from Mr. John Mwesigye the Chief Information Officer, Standard Chartered Bank. The team of six players departs on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 for Liverpool.
The team will train with Liverpool football club legends at the LFC Academy training ground. They will also watch the Liverpool vs Leicester city game live at Anfield and return on Monday, October 7, 2019.