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Sh10m at stake for Cranes - Niger tie

By Vision Reporter

Added 29th August 2007 03:00 AM

SH10M will be up for grabs when Uganda battles Niger in the last Africa Cup of Nation qualifier against Niger on September 8. The jackpot has been staked by Sports Betting Africa and is to run at 15 terminals in Kampala’s five divisions.

By Phillip Corry

SH10M will be up for grabs when Uganda battles Niger in the last Africa Cup of Nation qualifier against Niger on September 8. The jackpot has been staked by Sports Betting Africa and is to run at 15 terminals in Kampala’s five divisions.

The card will see fans bet on various incidents of the game and the final score.
“This is an event card and fans can bet on things like who will win the first corner in the first half, and the halftime score,” Joseph Kigozi, SBA publicist, said yesterday.

“The money in circulation is sh10m and can be shared by several people who place bets and predict correctly.”
Kigozi made the announcement after Arsenal fan Emmanuel Khisa, received his sh3.4m jackpot after he predicted scores for 12 English premier league games last week. He becomes the first SBA jackpot winner.

The self employed Khisa, who resides in Bukoto placed a bet at terminal 2131 on set 13, ticket number 021310000033 with a betting stake of sh 656,100.

Khisa got all the 12 fixtures correct which was equivalent to sh513,132. He also shared 484,400 in the category of those who got 9, 10, and 11 correct. Using the systems method (2187).
His total prize money was 977,932 plus the sh2.4 jackpot from set 12 bringing the total to sh3.4m.

Sh10m at stake for Cranes - Niger tie

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