Villa Clarifies On Dropped Players – ChimpReports

Villa Clarifies On Dropped Players

Hakim Magumba is among those leaving Villa

Newly crowned 2015 Uganda Cup Champions and Azam premier league runners-up, approved SC Villa are expected to arrive in Dar Es Salaam Tanzania on Thursday morning ready for a charity match against giants Young Africans SC (Yanga).

As confirmed by the CEO who doubles as the club’s PRO, pharm Mr. Ivan Kakembo, order Villa travelled to Tanzania in the wee hours of Wednesday morning and will be playing on Saturday.

“A delegation of 22 people has this morning (Wednesday), 5.00am, departed for Tanzania, where we are to participate in a charity game against Yanga FC (SC),” Mr. Kakembo said in a statement to the media.

The match is organized by Nyumbani Kwanza Media Group and is scheduled to take place on Saturday evening. The main aim of the charity game is to create awareness about the killings of Albinos in Tanzania and the whole region.

“Through this match, we believe we are playing a vital part in the bid to end these killings.

SC Villa is expected back on Monday. The following are the set of players and officials that travelled;

Isaac Kirabira (C), Yeseri Waibi , Paul Patrick Mboowa, Abel Eturude, Taddeo Lwanga, Umar Kasumba, Henry Katongole, Augustine Nsumba,Sulaiman Ochero, Abdul- Karim Kasule, James Kasibante, Robert Achema, Misi Katende, Denis Kamanzi, Henry Mugoya, Ashadu Bugembe, Nicholas  Ssebwato, Jonathan Mugabi.


Topher Musoke- Leader of delegation Ibrahim Kirya- Head Coach

Philip Obwiny- Technical manager

Abdallah Ssemambo- Team doctor
Sports Club Villa has come out to officially announce and clarify on the reasons why they have massively released players just days after winning the Uganda cup finals at Namboole. According to the official statement released by the club, more about a total of 15 players have been released.

“I want to inform you that in total, 15 players are leaving SC Villa Jogoo, ” the club CEO/PRO, Mr. Ivan Kakembo stated in a letter headed ‘Clarification of 15 players released.’

Uncertainty has been surrounding the exact players released, leading to several contradicting information cycling on social media and other platforms, but the club has come out to say that the players have only been released and others’ contract had expired.

“There have been contrasting reports in the media about the number of players we have released and the reasons behind our decision to part ways with them.”

The statement further explained, “These have either been released or their contracts ran out. There have been no disputes with players regarding bonuses as some media outlets are purporting.”

List of players who have left the club and reason;

Released: Andrew Kaggwa, Rogers Aloro and Ronald Muganga

Out of contract: Joseph Kayiira, Hakim Magumba, Steven Bengo, Fahad Kawooya,  Derrick Walulya, Musa Docca, James Mukubya, John Kalumba, Samson Jackech, Rashid Mutebi, Chriszestom Ntambi and Erisa Ssekisambu

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