Kigali, Rwanda, 17 January 2020: In continuation of its commitment to promoting sports in Rwanda, Unimoni announced that it has sponsored the jerseys for three prominent cricket clubs that are registered with the Rwanda Cricket Association (RCA), including that of the first cricket club in the country, the Right Guard Cricket Club.
Three cricket clubs - Right Guard, Telugu Royals and Tamil Lions – will wear Unimoni-sponsored jerseys for the 2020 season
The team captains of Right Guard Cricket Club, Telugu Royals Cricket Club and Tamil Lions Cricket Club received their jerseys from Peeush Pillai, Unimoni Rwanda Country Head, in the presence of Emmanuel Byiringiro, General Manager of RCA, Unimoni officials and other club members, at a handover ceremony held recently at Gahanga International Stadium. The clubs will don the Unimoni-sponsored jerseys for the 2020 season.
Speaking at the event, Peeush Pillai, Managing Director and Country Head of Unimoni Rwanda, said, “We are excited to sponsor jerseys for the three cricket clubs, enabling them to wear their colours with pride for the 2020 season. Sports is a great way to bring people together and we are proud that Unimoni plays a key role in nurturing young and upcoming cricketing talent in Rwanda and building connected communities. We wish the teams the best of luck for this year’s tournaments and we look forward to all the cricketing action.”
Emmanuel Byiringiro, General Manager at Rwanda Cricket Association, said, “Unimoni has been a trusted partner for the Rwanda Cricket Association for the past six years. Thanks to their support, we are able to increase cricket’s popularity in the country and develop local talent. And now with this generous contribution of jerseys by Unimoni, the teams need not worry about suiting up and can concentrate on having a good season.”
Unimoni, a renowned global provider of money transfer, foreign currency exchange and payments solutions, has been the title sponsor of RCA Premier League for the past six years in Rwanda. The brand has a culture of promoting sports across the world, including the Asia Cup 2018 in the UAE and the National T20 Cup in Uganda.