Goal can reveal that Ugandan striker Robert Ssentongo arrived in Kenya on Monday and will sign contract with the Kenyan champions on Tuesday
Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia are on verge of completing the signing of Ugandan striker Robert Ssentongo, Goal can reveal.
The 28-year old, who spent half of last season at URA FC after leaving Ethiopian side St. George, arrived in Kenyan capital Nairobi on Monday and is set to put pen paper after agreeing personal terms.
Gor Mahia Chief Executive Officer Omondi Aduda confirmed the arrival of the Ugandan. “I personally received Ssentongo at JKIA on Monday evening.
“We are holding more talks with his representatives today (Tuesday) but what I can reveal is that the deal is as good as sealed. We need to agree on a few things before Ssentongo puts pen to paper."
Ssentongo’s arrival at K’Ogalo brings to five numbers of Ugandan players’ turning out for the club. Others are striker Dan Sserunkuma, Goddfrey ‘Baba’ Kizito’, Geoffrey Walusimbi and Israel Emuge.
Ssentongo says he is looking forward to linking up with his compatriots at K’Ogalo. “I have always wanted to play in Kenyan Premier League and will be happy if the deal goes through. It will also be amazing to play alongside my countrymen, who have always urged me to come and play in Kenyan league.”
Apart from featuring for St. Georges, Ssentongo has turned out for Tanzanian giants Simba SC, Ugandan sides SC Villa, Kampala City Council and African Lyon.