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Sh6.8m for Nomi open

By Vision Reporter

Added 14th January 2005 03:00 AM

MUKWANO Group of Companies has injected sh6.8m in the second edition of the Nomi Open Tennis Tournament due January 29-February 6.

MUKWANO Group of Companies has injected sh6.8m in the second edition of the Nomi Open Tennis Tournament due January 29-February 6.

By Douglas Mazune and Phillip Corry

MUKWANO Group of Companies has injected sh6.8m in the second edition of the Nomi Open Tennis Tournament due January 29-February 6.

Mukwano official Annettie Nsasiirwe handed over a dummy cheque to Lugogo Tennis Club chairman, Sam Nakabaale, at the company’s premises in Kampala yesterday.

Mukwano increased its sponsorship for the opening event on the Uganda Tennis Association (UTA) calendar from sh5.5m last year.

Nakabaale hailed Mukwano for their consistence in supporting tennis.
“Mukwano has always been kind to sponsor the first tournament of the year. We are privileged to maintain our relationship with Mukwano. We hope the tradition of sponsoring tennis will continue,” Nakabaale said.

Mukwano marketing manager Akhilesh Jog pledged to continue funding the event organised by Lugogo Tennis Club.

Competitors will win cash prizes and hampers containing a wide range of Mukwano products.
The top prizes will go to men and women singles winners who will pocket sh0.3 and 0.2m respectively.

* DESBRO and Sameg Companies have sunk a total of sh5m for the 2005 Veterans Open Tennis tournament that will swing into action on January 22-29 at Kampala club.

The two companies unveiled their package at a press conference at the tournament launch at the Kampala club.

“Tennis is the core of this club and we are grateful for your sponsorship,” George Sendiwala, Kampala Club’s vice chairman said at the launch.

The launch was witnessed by Sam Rugambwa, the managing director of Sameg company that is a co-sponsor of the event. Others included TS Kumar, marketing manager of Desbro Uganda and various members of the committee that will be handling the organisation of the week long tournament.

Sh6.8m for Nomi open

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