Uganda premier league record champions SC Villa have awarded long-serving defender Joseph Nsubuga with a new 2-year contract
The Cranes right-back joined SC Villa in 2016 from Bright Stars and he is among the few survivors of the title-challenging side that crumbled at the finishing line in 2018.
The other survivors are Samson Kirya, Samuel Kivumbi and Kirya
An announcing the news in a club statement released by the club PRO Bernard Elwalu, head coach Edward Kaziba termed Nsubuga’s signing a major milestone and a big boost to his squad
“Joseph is a great player, he deserves the contract. He has worked very hard to get out of that long injury and you would see him grind it every day”.
” We can’t wait to have him back and give us depth and the experience we need in a defender. Joseph is a top player we have been missing for a while”.
The player also thanked the SC Villa management for the patience he has been accorded during this trying period
“I would like to thank the management of SC Villa, my teammates and friends that have stood by me during my trying times of a long injury and supported me”
” It has been four years since I arrived at Villa park, time soared so quickly. I am proud to sign a new contract and continue my career at this great club.”
“I love playing for this club and I am looking forward to what the future holds. The hard work continues so I can continue living my dream”.
SC Villa are also in advance talks with experienced goalkeeper Samson Kirya in a bid to see him renew his expired contract.
The club also in the final stages of agreeing on a contract extension with Amir Kakomo and David Owori.