Former Sports Club Villa skipper Mike Sserumaga is reportedly close to sealing a move to join Vipers SC during the January mid-season transfer period.
Reliable sources indicate the experienced midfielder is in line to agree terms with the Kitende based side to join them on a one year deal.
Sserumaga who was let go by SC Villa after his contract expired in December last year is a free agent and Vipers want to acquire his services as they try to make amends ahead of the second round of the Azam Uganda Premier League and the CAF Confederation cup.
Sserumaga was deemed surplus to requirement at Villa park failing to command a start slot on the team and falling behind Ambrose Kirya, http://coachypnose.fr/wp-admin/includes/comment.php Dennis Kamanzi and Abel Etrude in pecking order.
With the departure of utility player Hassan Wasswa who joined Al Akhaa Al Ahli FC in Lebanon, pharm Sserumaga is looked at as a player who brings experience and maturity to the team.
The two time league winners have already signed midfielders Milton Kaliisa from BUL FC in Jinja and Moses Waiswa from Swedish third tier side Voxyo.
If the deal goes through, shop Sserumaga will be playing for Vipers for the second time. His first stint at the club (then called Bunnamwaya) was in 2010 when he joined them on a six month deal.
Sserumaga has featured for several clubs including Jinja Police, Helsingborg (Sweden), Rayon Sport (Rwanda), St.George (Ethiopia),URA, Proline, Victoria University, Lweza and SC Villa among others.
Reports also indicate, Vipers are weighing up on signing cranes defender Isaac Isinde who is currently club less after leaving St.George.
Hamis “Diego” Kiiza who plays with Free state stars in South Africa and Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia, Kenya) have also been linked with a possible to Vipers.
The Kitende based side ended the first round of the league in fourth position on 24 points.