Former Uganda Cranes player Mathew Lukya has received financial assistance from the Uganda Football Players' Association (UFPA).
Lucha who has been unwell for some time received sh2.8m.
The money was channelled through FUFA and delivered to him by UFPA chairman Patrick Ntege, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Paul Mukatabala among other officials at Kakindu stadium in Jinja during KCCA's 1-0 victory over JMC Hippos on Tuesday.
"I extend my sincere thanks to FUFA for the initiative. I am really delighted. No words or actions can express my joy at heart. Thank you FUFA, the players and whoever made this a success, May God bless you and your families," said Lucha.
Lucha who played for Nile and SC Villa as a midfielder. He also did a lot in promoting talent among the youth in Jinja.