Football

Goalkeeper Karungi completes permanent move to Denmark

DAVID GOMBE

She Corporates have officially confirmed the departure of their captain and custodian Vanessa Karungi.

Karungi joined Danish second tier Football club Boldklubben af 1893 on a two year employment contract after having successful trials.

During a press conference held at Nakawa on Thursday, Karungi thanked She Corporates for giving her the opportunity to showcase her talent.

“I am so grateful that I am one of the few females to have got an opportunity to have a professional contract with a European club.” I am so thankful to She Corporates and they have been part of every step of progress in my football career.”

 

Vanessa Karungi

Of course, I had to work hard to seal this amazing opportunity and called upon the girl child to always work for such opportunities.”

“I am looking forward to having great success at my new home.”

She Corporates chairman Richard Kawere said that their main target was to help Karungi achieve her main goal of playing professional football.

“I am grateful that Vanessa has successfully sealed a move to Denmark.” She had a successful trial and we have not exchanged money with her new club. Our target was to help her achieve her maiden goal and so we had to sacrifice and facilitate someone from Copenhagen to come and see her.”

Kawere Richard

“If I was to compute what we have invested in her for the last eight years, I doubt that there is someone who can give us that money.” We wish her well, she has been a great player to us but it is time for her to have a new challenge.”

Stated Kawere.

Karungi has also previously featured for Olila Girls High from 2016 to 2018 before returning to She Corporates.

Boldklubben af 1893 is a club based in Copenhagen, featuring in the second division of the Women’s football in Denmark. The league comprises of 6 teams which and it is played in a round robin format where the two best teams advance to the top tier which is called Elitedivisionen in Denmark.

In 2017 the custodian won three individual accolades, USPA Female Footballer of the year, best Goalkeeper in FUFA Women’s Cup and best goalkeeper in the National Ball Games held in Kabale.

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