The 2019 corporate season is set to be more exciting after new companies coming on board. The 18th edition of the league was launched on Thursday at Hotel Africana and is set to commence on February 24 at Namboole stadium. A record 70 companies have confirmed to take part in the league, played every last Sunday of the month –an increase of 21 companies from last season. The corporates who use the outings to network and do sport for health reasons, will battle in soccer, basketball, pool, woodball, swimming, athletics, netball, tag of war, bottle racing, sack racing, volleyball and swimming. David Agaba, the Corporate league chairman said that they are ready to accommodate the new companies and expects an exciting 2019 season. Denis Mbidde, the league’s board chairman relished the credibility, consistency, love, devotion, conviction and commitment shown by the members. The league’s patron Richard Byarugaba, also the National social security fund (NSSF) managing director wants the corporate league to set a benchmark before revealing that NSSF will be the official sponsors of the opening day. “We would like to call all the corporate companies to join in, ensure employees stay healthy and physically fit plus socialize and network,” noted Byarugaba, who urged his NSSF charges to win their maiden title this year. Usually, each corporate league outing is sponsored by specific corporate companies. The new companies on board include; Housing finance bank, Cooper motors corporation, Posta Uganda, Spatersec, GEMS International, Bank of Africa, Steel and Tube industries, Capital shoppers, Africell, PKF, Mengo Hospital, AAR Health services, Silver Springs, Post bank, UMEME, Uganda communications commission, Serena Hotel, Uganda red cross society, Barclays bank, Harris International (Riham) and Nation media group.
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