Vipers Sports Club have confirmed the acquisition of Democratic Republic of Congo duo of Gracia Mpongo Mbombo and Darcy Mbaka Kipoyi.
These developments were made official via the club’s official website on Thursday.
The club confirmed that the two have each penned down a two-year employment contract that will keep them at the kitende based side for the next two years.
Aged 22 years, Mbombo is a versatile midfielder and will be expected to boost Vipers attacking force.
Previously, he has featured for Breme RCK (DRC), Etoile du Congo (Congo Brazaville) and Desportivo de Huila, Porcelena FC, Progresso Da Luanda in Angola.He also previously traded his game at DRC’s DCMP and FC St Eloi Lupopo, in an adventurous young career.
And it is to this good performancs that made him win the Best Player of the Year award at Breme and twice voted the Best Midfielder at Etoile du Congo. He has also been through the national team setup as he has previously received four U-17 and two U-23s.
For Darcy Mbaka Kipoyi, a 27-year old forward, he has previously featured for Kada Sport, FC Lupopo, Nzakimuena, Sanga-Balende and Lusaka Dynamos.
Mbaka has also played for Club Barnet de Anglaise, DCMP and FC Renaissance du Congo in his native, DRC.
The pair now join other three players from DRC including youngster Rodriguez Shamamba, goalkeeper Alfred Macumu Mudekereza and Olivier Osomba.
They will be expected to boost the Kitende based club, who recently ejected TP Mazembe to seal a place in their first ever CAF champions League group stages.
After making history on the continent, Vipers next task will be a trip to KCCA FC this Saturday in their second game of the Uganda premier League.