Money is one of the biggest sources of motivation and with it available all things are possible, especially in football where motivation is key.
This is the situation at Uganda Prisons StarTimes Premier League side Maroons FC who on Monday Morning unveiled a Shs130M one year sponsorship package from Virgin Gold Sunflower cooking oil.
“This is the beginning of the end of us being down there,” said Uganda Prisons commissioner Johnson Byabashaija
Maroons who are currently struggling to register results in the league have got a timely boost, which, according to club chairman Julius Aloka who also tasked Nsimbe to ensure the team begins to register good results.
“To be honest we’ve been performing badly because of resources but now that Virgin Oil have come on board, I hope coach Nsimbe won’t have any excuses, the team should start perform better,” an excited Aluka said during his speech.
The deal that will have the Luzira based side don jerseys with the Virgin Oil logo at the front will also include training and travel kits.
Maroons are 13th on the log with 7 points from 10 games, one win, four draws and five losses sum up their season so far.
Nsimbe is hopeful his lads can pick some motivation and edge Nyamityobora on Tuesday in the next league encounter at home.
“It’s a timely boost, I hope this can spur the boys to go on and win tomorrow (Tuesday) because we really need the win” Nsimbe told Football256 after the press conference.
This is Maroons first official sponsorship in their 58 year history, after a partnership they had with Stanbic Bank mid last season.