FOOTBALL | KCCA
Ahead of the new season, KCCA has unveiled 11 new signings. The new recruits were confirmed by the KCCA head coach, Mike Mutebi, on September 9, 2017 at that StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo in Kampala.
“We have gone for players who can follow our style of play. We have played 25 friendly matches, so they fit in our system. The current squad we have now is better than for the one we had last season,” stated Mutebi.
The new signings include Jamil Maliyamungu (GoalKeeper), Filbert Obenchan, James Begisa, Allan Oryek , Mohammad Abdullah, Faisal Kiberu, Ibrahim Wamannah, Abubakar Saddiq Tijjani, Faisam Ndjibu Malango, Patrick Kaddu and Tito Okello.
KCCA, who won a double last season (Uganda Cup and Azam Uganda Premier League), recently lost part of their players who left the club for greener pastures.
These include; Denis Rukundo, Sulaimon Akinyemi, Robert Ssentongo, Geoffrey Sserunkuma, Vincent Kayizzi, Tom Masiko, Ivan Ntege. Douglas Kisembo and Brian Majwega joined Police and URA respectively on loan.
Apart from defending the double, KCCA will also compete in the CAF Champions League in the coming new season. But they face FUFA Big League side Paidha Black Angels in the FUFA Super Cup on Saturday at Wankulukuku stadium.
Summary of the KCCA new players
Jamil Maliyamungu (Goalkeeper): 2-year contract
Obenchan Filbert (Defender): 4-year contract
Begisa James (Wing Back): 4-year contract
Oryek Allan (Wing Back): 2-year contract
Mohammad Abdullah (Midfielder): 2- year contract
Faisal Kiberu (Midfielder): 4- year contract
Wamannah Ibrahim (Midfielder): 4- year contract
Abubakar Saddiq Tijjani (Striker from Nigeria): 3-year contract
Malango Faisam Ndjibu (Striker from Cameroon): 3-year contract
Kaddu Patrick (Striker): 2-year contract
Tito Okello (Striker): 2-year contract