SINAN RAJUB SENOGA
Uganda Cranes and former Vipers custodian Ismail Watenga has joined Ethiopian topflight league giants Ethiopia Bunna.
Watenga has put pen to paper on a 2 year contract after agreeing terms with the Addis Ababa based outfit.
The lanky goalkeeper left Uganda for the horn of Africa nation at the start of this week before being unveiled today.
He will become the 5th Ugandan goalkeeper to feature in Ethiopia after Denis Onyango, Robert Odongkara, Posnet Omony and Hannington Kalyesubula.
He also joins fellow compatriots in the Ethiopian league – Hamis Diego Kizza, Yasser Mugerwa (both at Fasil Kenema) and Robert Odongkara (St. George).
Watenga became a free agent after his employment contract with Vipers SC expired at the end of last season putting an end to his 7 year stay at the 3 time league champions. He guided Vipers to two league triumphs and one Uganda Cup.
Ethiopia Bunna, also known as Coffee, has been a home to Ugandan midfielder Kirizestom Ntambi and Boban Zirintusa Bogere last season.
The 2 time Ethiopian champions finished third on the league table last season behind perennial rivals St. George and the eventual champions Jimma Aba Jifar. They are currently coached by Frenchman Didier Gomes Da Rosa.