East African Breweries, through its Tusker brand, will sponsor the event to a tune of $450,000 (Shs 1.1billion). This cash package will include accommodation, welfare and transport for all the participating teams.
The first, second and third placed teams will earn $30,000, $20,000 and $10,000 in that order. Musonye adds that Zambia, Malawi, Cameroon, Zimbabwe and Botswana have shown interest in taking part in this year’s event. Uganda are the defending champions.