Yusuf Ssozi Explains Why He Chose To Renew Police Contract

Yusuf Ssozi has explained why he renewed his contract with Police FC amidst interests Vipers and other clubs.

Ssozi signed a two-year contract with Abdallah Mubiru’s side a season after joining from Paidha Black Angles.

“It’s something I talked about with my agent,” Ssozi told this website. “And I needed more time at Police FC Because I didn’t feature in the second round due to knee injury.”

“We still have some deals in the pipeline from outside.”

Yusuf Ssozi (left) in action for Police against SC Villa at Namboole. Courtesy

The midfielder, after a strong performance in the first round, picked up an injury and missed the second part of last season.

“I missed a lot,” he adds. “I was called to the National team, named in the team of the first round by almost every journalist, so the injury was a major setback.”

“I hope for the best next season as I want to join the AFCON Squad and also pursue a deal outside Uganda and to do better than last season.”

Police FC have already acquired experienced midfielder Tonny Mawejje for the 2020/21 season among other new signings like Hassan Muhamood and Eric Ssenjobe.

Ssozi says that he expect to learn a lot from Mawejje:

“Mawejje is a senior player and a legend so I expect to learn a lot from him and improve alot in my career because we play in the same position.”

Ssozi’s Fact file

Name: Yusuf Ssozi
Date of birth: 3rd-11-1996
Place of birth: Nsambya Hospital
Parents: Semambo Herbert (RIP) and Nantogo Aziidah
Education background: All Saints Primary School Lweza, St.Peter and Paul Junior School Lweza, St Mary Kevin Primary School Lweza, DK SSS Namasuba, St Mbuga SSS Makindye, Standard High School Zana, Kampala University.
Football Career: Villa Academy, Joogo Young, Bazopa SC, Lweza FC, Nairobi City Stars Kenya, AFC Leopards Kenya, Kalulushi Modern Stars Zambia, Paidha Black Angels SC, Uganda Cranes, Police FC.
Favorite Clubs: SC Villa, Manchester United and Real Madrid.
Role Model: Muzamir Mutyaba and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Achievement: Promoted both Lweza and Paidha Black Angels to the top flight, Chan qualifications with Uganda Cranes.



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