Sport
Sekagya edges closer to MLS switch
Publish Date: Jul 09, 2013
Sekagya edges closer to MLS switch
Sekagyas move could still be scuppered by an injury crisis that has hit Red Bull Salzburg. Photo by Mpalanyi Ssentongo
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Fred Kaweesi & Agencies 

IBRAHIM Sekagya has proved himself at New York Red Bulls.

The Ugandan defender’s one-week trial – as expected – has registered tremendous success and all that is left are negotiations over personal terms before completing a move to New York.

“I think that we are in talks right now,” Red Bulls head coach Mike Petke told the media in New York. 

“We had them for over a week, I think it was ten days, and we saw both of them in the reserve game and it comes down to decision time. We will be making decisions shortly,” Petke said of both Sekagya and Bradley Wright-Phillips.

However, there are also reports that Red Bull Salzburg are considering to recall Sekagya from New York to resolve the injury crisis at the club.

If Sekagya completes his move from Red Bulls Salzburg – a club he joined in 2007 – he will become the third Ugandan to play in the Major League Soccer after Sulaiman Tenywa and Robert Sejjemba.

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
CAF reject Rwanda Africa Cup appeal
African football governing body CAF have rejected an appeal by Rwanda against their disqualification from the 2015 Cup of Nations qualifiers....
Motocross: Uganda finishes fifth in Zambia
National team captain Arthur Blick Jr is the only rider that got a podium finish in the FIM Africa Motocross Championship in Zambia on Sunday where Uganda finished fifth overall....
More work awaits East African golf champions
As the Uganda Golf team celebrated winning the 16th edition of the East African Challenge at Entebbe Club on Sunday they were quickly reminded by UGU president Kiryowa Kiwanuka that it was only the beginning of many tasks ahead....
Togo name Adebayor for Nations Cup qualifiers
Emmanuel Adebayor has been recalled by Togo to play for the national team for the first time in 18 months as they get their African Nations Cup qualifying campaign under way next week....
CAF reject Rwanda Africa Cup appeal
African football governing body CAF have rejected an appeal by Rwanda against their disqualification from the 2015 Cup of Nations qualifiers....
Seguya rallies support from Rugby Union
The national U-19 Rugby team coach has urged the national governing body (URU) to keep the team together so that it focus on winning the CAR Tier 1A championship next year....
Do you think banning the sale of single cigarette sticks will help regulate tobacco production?
yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter