Express Fc CEO has today confirmed that their stadium Wankuluku is under renovation with the hope that the fans can find it in better shape when football returns in October.
One of the oldest football pitches in Uganda had looked an old goner but the management in hand with sponsors is working tirelessly to make the stadium provide a conducive environment for both the fans and the players ahead of the Uganda Premier League season .
From the pictures released by the club, it is seen that they are focusing more on adding drainage pathways into the stadium in front of the technical area as well as making sure the playground surface is up to standards.
Isaac Mwesigwa who is Express FC’s CEO said that the renovation of the stadium was on of the things he discussed with the board before he took up the job and is delighted that the board has backed him on this occasion. “When I joined the club, we agreed with the board and the stadium management that there are basic things we needed to have in place around the playing turf and as time goes by you will notice the changes and I’d like to thank the club board for the support,” Mwesigwa said.
With FUFA’s new set standards, the CEO also stressed that the club was setting up a training group next to the pitch so as to meet FUFA’s licensing standards “we’re also setting up our training ground just beside the stadium to conform to FUFA licensing standards. As a club, we want to closely monitor proceedings from training to match day from the same facility” he concluded in a statement released on Express’ official website.
Mukwano Gwa’banji fans will be hoping that with these new developments and the signing of over 8 players by the club, they head back to competing for trophies like in the nineties and noughties