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Vipers beefed up ahead of new season

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 28th August 2018 05:13 PM

The Venoms have signed a pool of new players to strengthen the the team.

Vipers beefed up ahead of new season

The Venoms have signed a pool of new players to strengthen the the team.

PIC: One of vipers' new signings, Davis Kasirye. (Credit: Vipers sports club)

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Mbarara city v Vipers

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Nyamityobora FC vs Vipers

KAMPALA - Vipers sports club are likely to make headlines next season.

The Kitende based side has beefed up its team as they prepare for the hectic season where they will participate in the topflight leagues, Uganda Cup and CAF Champions League.

To achieve this, the Venoms have signed a pool of new players to strengthen the the team.

The latest player to join Vipers is goalkeeper Fabien Mutombora. The Burundi International signed a three-year contract with Vipers from Lydia Lidice FC of Burundi.

Halid Lwaliwa (centre) during one of vipers' games. (Credit: Vipers sports club)

Mutombora's arrival comes after defender Halid Lwaliwa decided to commit his future with Vipers after signing a two-year deal. 

Lawliwa had earlier decided to leave Vipers after expiration of his contract but, along the way he agreed to return to Kitende for a contract renewal.

Vipers also added Davis Kasirye as one the new recruits. Kasirye, who had a brief stint at SC Villa last season after  being loaned Zambia's Zesco United will strengthen Vipers' striking force.

The three join a big pool of new players that have moved to Kitende's based side.

Noah Wafula (Kakamega Homeboys), Abraham Ndugwa (Masavu), Rahmat Ssenfuka (Police), Bashir Sekagya, Joseph Janjali (UPDF), Ibrahim Kiyemba (SC Villa), Fred Okot (URA), Livingston Mulondo (Kirinya-Jinja SS), Dickens Okwir (Amuka Bright Stars), Henry Katongole (SC Villa) and Tito Okello are some of the newly signed players.

Mutombora, Lwaliwa and Kasirye will be expected to feature for Vipers in the two friendly matches against Mbarara City and Nyamityobora on  Wednesday and Thursday respectively.

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