Ugandan goalkeeper Mathias Kigonya has confirmed departure from Zambian side Forest Rangers FC after the expiration of his contract.
The former Bright Star FC goalie, joined Forest Rangers on a two-year contract in January 2019 from Kenyan side Kakamega Home Boyz where he hardly got time to player after leaving Sofapaka FC.
Kigonya has bid farewell via his official Facebook account:
“Hello Forest Ranger FC Family, it is with a heavy that I say goodbye to you, I cannot thank you enough for the lessons you’ve taught me and the friendship you’ve so freely given.
“Absolutely, like any great team, you encouraged me, assisted me and made me better at what we do, thank you for sharing the wins and losses, the triumphs and the tribulations. Working with you has been a true privilege.
“I leave with friends, memories and lessons learnt from each of you, it’s has been a pleasure getting to know and working with you during my time in Zambia.”
He commended the fans, Management, Technical and the playing unit at Forest Ranger.
He added: I am sad to be leaving yet excited for what lies ahead, for me and for all of you. I hope our path intersect time and again. Once a Ranger always a Range. Best luck to you all.
“My next destination will (officially) be made public.”
Reports have recently revealed that Kigonya is set to join Tanzania Mainland League side Azam FC.