OFFICIAL: SC Villa unveil Uganda Hippos midfielder


UPL record champions SC Villa have finally unveiled Uganda Hippos teenage midfielder Ismail Mugulusi from Busoga United.

As earlier reported by this website, the youngster has been awarded an employment contract of three years with Edward Kaziba’s coached side.

Mugulusi was one of the best performers in the league last season despite playing on 14 games for Busoga United.

He scored four goals, produced two assists and three Man of the match accolades to help Busoga United who had a dreadful season, to beat the drop when the league was abruptly ended.

Mugulusi is a young brother to BUL FC’s Ibrahim Mugulusi who played for SC Villa three seasons ago.

The midfielder is one of the biggest products from the FUFA Juniors League and was part of the Uganda U17 team The Cubs that played at the 2018 U-17 AFCON final tournament in Tanzania.

He graduated to the U-20 team and was a starring figure as the Uganda Hippos won silver at the U20 AFCON held in Mauritania early this year.

His debut on the senior team The Cranes last month as Uganda lost 3-2 to South Africa in a friendly game at the Orlando Stadium in South Africa.

At the club he joins new recruits defender Kenneth Ssemakula (BUL), Charles Bbale, Gift Fred and Ali Bayo.

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