Mbarara City: Long-Serving Ssekeba Among Players Asked To Look Elsewhere


Goalkeeper Muhammad Ssekeba is among several players shown exit door at Mbarara City after the club was relegated from Uganda Premier League.

The Ankole Lions have done a reshuffle on their squad as they start preparations for the FUFA Big League next season.

The retained players include Henry Kitegenyi, Kakaire Thomas, Solomon Okwalinga, Jude Ssemugabi, Ivan Okello, Jasper Aheebwa, Othieno Steven, Ronald Edwok, Seiri Arigumaho, Karim Ramathan and Sadat Nsubuga.

“The rest of the players with running contracts are requested to negotiate their way out of the club or negotiate for loan agreement,” reads a statement from the club.

Ssekebba has been at the club when the club was still in FUFA Big League back in 2016/17.

But he had seven months remaining on his contract.

Second choice goalkeeper Martin Elungat who joined from Kenyan side Zoo United in 2020/21 season, still had a year left on his contract and has been asked to leave as well.

Martin Elungat

Mbarara City conceded 36 goals in 30 matches last season.

Frank Kalule who had two years, Solomon Okello and Aaron Okwoth who joined from Admin FC, are leaving as well.

Ronald Otti, John Adriko, Pistis Barenge, Bebe Swalik Sseguja, Makueth Wol and Suleyman Bamba have had their contracts expire.

Najib Tusaba, Dudu Ramathan, Henry Musisi and Charles Ssempa who joined on short term deals in January are also leaving the club.

Augustine Kacancu’s loan deal from Bright Stars has expired, but has an option to stay at the club in case he is okay with playing in FUFA Big League.



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