Kigonya inks two year deal at Forest Rangers


Goalkeeper Mathias Kigonya has completed his move to Zambian outfit Forest Rangers Football Club after putting pen to paper on a two year deal.

Kigonya has been on the books of Kenyan side Kakamega Homeboyz but sought for greener pastures before playing a single game for the Paul Nkata’s coached team.

The goal scoring goalkeeper, joins a side funded by the Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation (ZAFFICO) which manages all forest resources in the country.

Kigonya burst onto the football scene with Bishop Nankyama in the 2010 Copa Coca Cola Schools tournament emerging as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) before joining Kampala University in the University football league.

He made his debut in the Uganda Premier League with Soana football club (now Tooro United) in 2013 and later transferred to Bright Stars from where he shifted to Sofapaka in Kenya.

His main task will be guiding the club nicknamed “Fole Malembe” to a better finish after coming 12th in 2018 Zambian league.

Kigonya joins fellow Ugandans in the MTN/FAZ Super League who include Fahad Bayo, Benjamin Ochan, Geoffrey Serunkuma and Paul Musamali.

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