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Ugandan goalkeeper joins Denmark second tier club

Vanessa Karungi joins Danish sideBoldklubben af 1893 (B 93).

DAVID GOMBE

She Corporates skipper and custodian Vanessa Edith Karungi has joined Danish side Boldklubben AF 1893 (B 93).

Karungi put pen to paper on a one year loan deal with an option of signing on a permanent basis.

The Shot stopper traveled to Denmark in the wee hours of Tuesday aboard Turkish Airlines.

Her former club She Corporates confirmed the development on Tuesday morning and thanked the custodian for the years she spent with them

“After nearly five years of playing for her Childhood Club, We are saying farewell to Our Captain Vannesa Edith Karungi who has travelled today morning to join B93 Copenhagen Women Football Club in Denmark.
Thank you for Everything Captain.”

Read a statement from She Corporates

At her new home, Karungi will link up with fellow Ugandan Natasha Shirazi .

Vanessa Karungi departing for Denmark

Karungi featured for She Corporates disappointing FUFA Women Super League that was held in Njeru this year.

Vanessa Karungi in action 

She 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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