Uganda has been chosen as one of the countries that will host the 2023 Cricket World Cup trophy.
Uganda is among the three countries in Africa that will host the trophy, the others being Nigeria and South Africa.
The iconic trophy is for the 50-over World Cup that will be held in India from Octo 5th – Nov 19th with England as the defending champions.
The World Cup trophy will take a journey around the whole world visiting 18 countries, and 40 cities on a journey that will take 100 days.
The trophy will arrive in Uganda on August 25th and depart on August 27th with several activities lined up to mark this historical occasion.
“We are very excited to be hosting the World Cup trophy in Kampala after being chosen by the ICC. We want to leverage this opportunity to continue our primary role of spreading the game throughout the whole county. We want to use this opportunity as well to connect the game to key partners in the growth of our game as we seek new partnerships that we help in the development of cricket in Uganda” Alan Mugume CEO of Uganda Cricket Association said following this development.
The trophy tour is proudly powered by Nissan globally. The local tour plan will be shared as soon as possible to make sure that fans don’t miss an opportunity of seeing the trophy.