President Yoweri Museveni has called for more Public Private Partnerhsips (PPPs) for the developmet of sports facilities across the country . He has since hailed young tycoon Haji Hamis Kiggundu, popularly known as Ham, for undertaking the redevelopment of iconic Nakivubo Stadium in capital city Kampala
Museveni made the call during an end of year press briefing . He said that Uganda will be ready to host ACON 2027 edition.
In 2015 President Museveni okayed the redevelopment of Nakivubo stadium which has since been transformed to a state of the art facility and is set to be commissioned in the new year.
The multi-purpose iconic Nakivubo stadium is getting ready every passing day and now the man behind the reconstruction of the historic stadium, young entrepreneur Hamis Kigundu, has announced that they have finished installing a modern playing turf complete with goal posts .
The playing turf and seats have already been installed, and the engineers have erected goalposts and laid the foundations for the floodlights.
In terms of Nakivubo’s redevelopment progress, which was initially approved by President Museveni in 2015 but only commenced in 2021, the stadium will have boardrooms and conference facilities, changing rooms, rooms for indoor games, an athletics track, a gym, a netball, basketball courts, a hotel, and multi-level parking for up to 9,600 cars.
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