Startimes Uganda Premier League has announced the death of its newly appointed Chief Commercial Officer, Esther Musoke.
"With our deepest sorrow, we inform our stakeholders of the death of Chief Commercial Officer Esther Musoke that occurred this evening 4th January 2023. The burial arrangements will be communicated later." Startimes UPL twitter post reads.
Ugandan football followers received a shocking report about the demise of the country's top tier league Chief Commercial Officer Esther Musoke that occurred on the evening of Thursday, 4th January 2024.
"I regret to announce the death of the Head of Marketing at the Uganda Premier League Secretariat, Ms Esther Musoke. She joined us last year & quickly became an invaluable member of our team. Her passing is a big loss, & she will be remembered for her dedication & passion. Rest in peace, Esther." Arinaitwe Rugyendo who chairs Uganda Premier League board posted on his twitter page.
On a similar note, Federation of Uganda Football Association mourn with the family of Esther Musoke who served at FUFA House, Mengo for for about eight years before joining Startimes Uganda Premier League late last year as Chief Commercial Officer.
"FUFA is saddened to learn of the passing on of Esther Musoke that occurred today evening at Mengo Hospital. Esther served as the FUFA Marketing Director between 2014- 2022. She played a key role in growing the brand value of FUFA hence attracting several sponsors and partners." FUFA wrote.
"Your services to football will forever stay in our memories."
"As FUFA, we extend our deepest condolences to the immediate family, friends, colleagues at UPL, FUFA, CAF and the entire football fraternity." Continued FUFA.
Reports indicate that Esther was bedridden by the time she breathed her last. The loss will create a big gap left by the former FUFA Marketing officer who had vast expertise and experience in the field.
The death robbed ugandan football fraternity just a few months after the passing on of FUFA 2nd Vice President Mr. Mugoye Darius that occurred on Tuesday, November 7th 2023 at Mengo Hospital.
As a norm, a it's inevitable to acknowledge a moment of silence for the fallen sports lady in the forthcoming UPL games as burial arrangement takes course.