Arua city council football club has a fresh identity with a logo that has a Leopard and a motto “The heartbeat of West Nile” and Nickname as the Leopards.
There is a new born child in the football family in West Nile– Arua City council football club.
This entity has just rebranded self from Diamond stars football Club following the approval from the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA).
Arua city council football club therefore has a fresh identity with logo that has a Leopard and a motto “The Heartbeat of West Nile”.
The motto portrays the braveness in the unification plot and the city for west Nile
Addressing the media at the City council Hall in Arua on Saturday, October 3, 2020, Arua city council Patron also the Lord Mayor of Arua City Council Al Haji Isa Kato retaliated the clear cut objectives of the new club.
First, we want to set systems in place and play very good football.
This coming season we want to qualify for the Big League. There is need to promote talent in the city most especially the street kids
We are working towards having a strong academy in place with scouting in West Nile.
We have also have a vision of establishing a strong ladies football club and other sports related activities
‘’The leopard has been on our Municipality logo ever since that means it belongs to the city council since now Arua is a city now and the Arua Hill stadium belongs to the City council too though it was leased to an investor ‘’Development Infrastructure’’ in accordance to the Public Private Partnerships (PPP)’ ’said the club patron Al Haji Isa Kato the lord Mayor Arua city Council.
The club shall tentatively use Arua Pubic primary grounds and Arua hill stadium when Ready as their training and home Grounds respectively.
There are also plans to lure on board more sponsors and partners as well as this is a community club and shall look forward to market the local talented pool of players in the West Nile region.
Meanwhile, Jamal Ongua was officially unveiled as the club Chief Executive Officer (CEO) ,Jamal Ahmed Big Jamy as the Head of marketing / Public Relations Officer, Musa Lumu as the Club Chairman ,Andiga Kabir as Vice Chairman Umar Muhamedin as the Secretary, Lika Muktar as Treasure ,Agana Aganasio as the Ass.Manager, Mildred in IT department and Erejo El Mahad Ass.Coach.