There was excitement in Uganda on the arrival of the world cup trophy. President Museveni lifted the fotbal world cup at State house Entebbe on the cups tour of Uganda, on its way to South Africa. The President , while unveiling the cup, emphasized what the trophy symbolised especially to the Kids in Uganda. He was addressing several football diginataries including FIFA’s representative Hedi Hemal, FUFA head Lawrence Mulindwa, Coca Cola’s managing director Basil Gadzios
"The trophy epitomises football efforts in the whole world. I used to play football, and it’s very healthy. It’s a good lure to burn fat. The ball that is chased is a bait that makes you exercise. If you run without aiming at something, you do not run too much, The trophy would motivate the youth towards striving for global success". President Museveni said.