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Aucho joins South African side Baroka

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 25th August 2016 01:14 PM

He joins Uganda Cranes captain Geoffrey Massa at the newly-promoted club.

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He joins Uganda Cranes captain Geoffrey Massa at the newly-promoted club.

Uganda Cranes midfielder Khalid Aucho Khalid has joined new-promoted Absa Premiership side Baroka on a three year contract.

Khalid flew out country destined for South Africa earlier this week to complete the move.

"Deal done. Thank  God  my  new  home is Baroka FC, South Africa. Thanks to all the coaches that  have brought me up. Thanks to all the teams I have gone through,” he wrote on his social media page.

The former Gor Mahia player joins Uganda Cranes captain Geoffrey Massa at Baroka.

Aucho has featured regularly for the national side. Here is pictured here alongside Cranes teammate Emmanuel Okwi ahead of a game

 

 

Aucho seen here vying for the ball against Patrick Malo of Burkina Faso during  an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. (Credit: Samson Opus)

Baroka started life in top-tier football with a one-all draw against Ajax Cape Town on Tuesday in their season’s opener.

The side has been busy in the market, having previously made 13 new signings ahead of the new campaign.

Meanwhile, Aucho has been summoned to the Uganda Cranes team to face Kenya (friendly) and Comoros (final AFCON Group D qualifier), and is expected back in Kampala alongside Massa for national duty.

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