Newly promoted to Azam Uganda Premier League side Proline FC hopes to remain in top flight and play continental footbal in the next three seasons.
To achieve this dream the club has wooed back Uganda Cranes defender Savio Kabugo, striker Hamis Kiiza to join the likes of Sula Matovu, Edris Lubega and Gift Ali.
“Our target is to play continental football in the next three years. We hope to achieve this target because we try to use scientifically proven methods” Proline chairman Mujib Kasule said after rewarding players who helped the club gain promotion.
Lubega top scored for the club with 30 goals and was awarded as was Joseph Mandela who was voted the most valuable player. Gift Ali was voted the fan’s choice award.
Sidney Mutungi, a jolly six-year old who joined the Proline Academy at age four, shed tears of joy as he was crowned most improved player.
“I want to be the best footballer in the world when I grow up” Mutungi whose has just started losing his milk teeth said.
Nine-year old Alpha Thierry Ssali left the crowd in laughter when he openly disagreed with his father and self-confessed Arsenal fan, Bebe Cool.
“I thank my father for helping me get here. When I grow up, I want to be a Manchester United player and not an Arsenal player,” he said.
Proline also launched a membership club at a minimum of sh1m and registered 28 members at the dinner.
According to club CEO William Bakkabulindi, the members will be entitled to Proline shirts and a season match tickets.