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Fufa drops Cranes’ yellow jersey for red kit

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L-R: Cranes’ players Emmanuel Okwi, Dennis Onyango and Tonny Mawejje unveil the new kit yesterday. PHOTO BY AMINAH BABIRYE 

By Clive kyazze ckyazze

Posted  Tuesday, May 27  2014 at  09:34
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KAMPALA.
For the last 15 years, Cranes’ traditional colors have been known to many to be yellow tops, with black shorts and yellow stockings.

With the Cranes changing sponsors from MTN to Airtel that is going to change starting with this weekend’s 2015 Afcon return leg against Madagascar here in Namboole.

The Cranes will don, red tops and stockings with black shorts.
The kit that is predominantly red with a yellow strip on the left, going through the Fufa logo, and the hemline of the shirt is in the colours of the national team.

The number at the back is in three stripes and the national flag just above it .

“The most important thing is that it accommodates all the colours of the national team,” said Fufa’s marketing boss Decolas Kiiza
“We don’t have a kit manufacturer yet but we are in advanced talks with one and we will unveil him when the time is right,” he added.
The kit was designed by a local artist who Fufa marketing boss Decolas Kiiza claims they won’t until the federation finalises it’s cooperate responsibility with him.

The kit goes on the market this Thursday and Fufa remains lipped tied about the cost and the official outlets.