This is Rugby Campaign Launched

Amid a growing interest in Rugby amongst Ugandans, Heineken, a worldwide partner of Rugby World Cup 2015, has kicked off its latest campaign ‘This is Rugby’ at Legends Rugby Club in Kampala.

Heineken Uganda  National  Sales Manager Nathan Akandwanaho gives his speech
Heineken Uganda National Sales Manager Nathan Akandwanaho gives his speech

The campaign aims to drive broader appeal of the games, by not only having live match views but also adding a first-class experience for Heineken consumers. In a statement released on friday evening, The Heineken Uganda National Sales Manager Nathan Akandwanaho noted that ;“Rugby World Cup 2015 is tipped to be the biggest ever. To celebrate, we want to give Ugandan fans the ultimate screen experience that brings another level of enjoyment to the tournament and really opens Rugby World Cup 2015.’’

In the run up to the final show down on 31st October, Heineken Uganda will be hosting live screening events for fans across the country giving Rugby fans the chance to win exclusive Rugby merchandise.

The Heineken team led by the PR Manager Steven Baryevuga in a group photo
The Heineken team led by the PR Manager Steven Baryevuga in a group photo

The 2015 Rugby World Cup will be hosted in England and has been marked as one of the greatest sporting occasions of its kind.

With 31 men in each of the squads, there are a total of 620 players taking part in this tournament – it promises to be a spectacular event, laced with unpredictability.

Sam Namanya of the uganda Rugby Federation picks his reward for predicting the England win from Uche Unigwe the Heineken GM for EA
Sam Namanya of the uganda Rugby Federation picks his reward for predicting the England win from Uche Unigwe the Heineken GM for EA

The two African teams that qualified for the tournament are South Africa and Namibia.