Uganda’s Vipers SC sign South Sudan’s U-20 defender Dhata
Uganda Premier League table leaders Vipers Sports Club have signed South Sudan’s U-20 international Stephen Joseph Dhata.
“We are happy to sign a promising young defender,” the club’s communication officer Abdul Wasike told ssfaonline.com
Dhata, a student at Buddo Secondary School was part of South Sudan’s tam at the CECAFA U-20 Challenge Cup held in Uganda last year. The central defender who is calm and a good game reader scored in South Sudan’s 3-0 win against Somalia in the CECAFA U-20 Challenge Cup.
Edward Golola, Vipers SC’s head coach said they have been trying out the player even during friendly games. “He has showed that he is promising. He is young, but talented,” added the coach.
Vipers SC who are hungry to dethrone KCCA FC to represent the country in the CAF Champions League will kick start the second round of the League against Kyetume FC on Friday.