…after a tough season in the concluded Guinness Football Challenge 3
Ugandan representatives at this year’s Guinness Football Challenge were today treated to a resounding welcome party by Uganda Breweries Limited for their exploits at the Pan-African Game where they reached the quarter-finals.
The 14 contestants selected after a rigorous audition process y got the whole of the Uganda and East Africa engaged even as the competition grew tougher with each episode of the game where they were pitted against the best in East Africa.
“We wanted, to leave a mark and make Ugandans proud with a better performance than our predecessors,” said Alex Muyobo, one of the contestants. “However, I could never have imagined this strong show of support despite us not reaching the finals.”
Kenya took home the ultimate prize after their contestants put in an incredible performance in the finals with a great demonstration of skill and knowledge to beat Ghanaians who were representing West Africa.
Speaking during the event, Guinness Brand Manager Robert Nsibirwa congratulated the team and encouraged them to continually improve in their different disciplines and be the best in the world in what they do.
“You represented your country with pride and fulfilled a great mission in flying the national colours. You showed great patriotic passion throughout the competition and our hearts were with you through your highs and lows”, he added.
Football is a game of chance and as the curtains fall on yet another sizzling season of the Guinness Football Challenge, focus now shifts to local and international football leagues which are sensationally followed by football fans across the country.
It is on this premise that the Guinness Football Challenge thrives. A fine display of skill and brains on all matters football get you the chance to participate in the Pan-African competition and show that you are a real player in life and don’t believe in sitting on the side-lines.
Guinness will continue to be involved in soccer both globally and at a local level and will be unveiling its plans for the second half of the year.
“The Guinness Football Challenge is a huge platform to represent the nation and we hope that the experience you gained on the show will help spur you to greater achievements, added Robert.
Africa has been glued to the screens for the past 12 weeks as teams from across Africa battled it out in the GUINNESS FOOTBALL CHALLENGE. Fans of the show can continue to test their own football knowledge on the GUINNESS FOOTBALL CHALLENGE mobile phone game which is available on the GUINNESS mobile social community for football lovers, GUINNESS® VIP™. Sign up for ‘free and test your knowledge’ to see where you stand on the all new Pan-African leader board at m.guinnessvip.com on your phone.
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