By: Gladys Zawedde
Ugandan striker Francis Olaki has completed a move to Botswana side Extension Gunners FC on a two year deal.
The move puts an end to speculation linking the former SOANA captain with a transfer to join his brother Emmanuel Okwi at Simba SC of Tanzania.
Olaki is likely to be unveiled later in the week and he has been given shirt number 64 the same number he was donning at Soana FC last season.
“God helps those who trust in him. it’s hard work and patience that has made me achieve this.” I am looking forward to this new challenge and I expect to help my new team achieve it’s goals.”
“I am in the right frame both physically and mentally, and I can’t wait to get onto the pitch “
The excited striker said.
Olaki’s new club is a 3-time league winner located in Lobatse but has not tasted triumph in the recent past. Last season, The Gunners finished fourth and hosted their league games at the Lobatse Sports complex.
The 22 year old has previously played for KCCA FC, SOANA FC, Bazar Holdings and KF Tirana in Albania. He was also the Uganda Premier League top scorer in the 2013-14 season.
Olaki becomes the second Ugandan player in the Botswana top flight after former KCCA midfielder Ivan Ntege who joined champions Township Rollers FC a fortnight ago.