Vipers complete Disan Galiwango acquisition

Vipers Sports Club have completed the signing of left back Disan Galiwango from Express.

Galiwango, previously a flying Red Eagle, will now spit ‘Venom’ from the St Mary’s Kitende-based outfit after putting pen to paper on a four-year contract.

Now A Venom: Galiwango shows off his home kit – a red top – at his unveiling.

The talented defender signs for an undisclosed fee and becomes the Venoms first signing as coach Fred Kajoba looks to add steel to an already multi-faceted squad.

His arrival brings an end to transfer speculations which have been linking him to various clubs within and outside the country before finally agreeing to terms with Vipers.

Humble career journey

Galiwango began his football career at Rifo Soccer Academy before being picked by Simba SC at the start of the 2015/16 season, who thereafter their relegation bought The Saints FC.

He stayed with the army side throughout the 2016/17 season until January 2018 when Water FCacquired his services for half a season.

Galiwango puts pen to paper for a four-year contract.

In August 2018, the versatile player was lured by Express FC where he has distinctively plied his trade until the end of the just concluded season before Vipers presented an irresistible package in this transfer season.

New role for utility star

At Wankulukuku, the former Express captain played many roles but was primarily fielded as a winger. But at Vipers, he will vie with teenage sensation Aziz Kayondo for a slot into the club’s Starting XI on match days.

Despite conceding few goals last season, Kajoba is intent on building an impregnable back-line whilst keeping CAF Champions League football at the back of his mind as the big picture.

Welcome To Vipers: Head coach Fred Kajoba welcomes his first signing Disan Galiwango.

After signing the dotted line, Galiwango told the club website how excited he is in regard to the move. “In my view, Vipers is a big football brand in this country hence I’m honoured to be joining this great club. I promise to add value as expected.”

Vipers tactician Kajoba also admitted that Galiwango had been on the club’s radar after an impressive season with Express and it was now ‘mission accomplished’.

“Galiwango is a player with huge potential. But most importantly he is also ready to come in and contribute right away which is a key factor,” said Kajoba about his star newbie.

Welcome to the home of talents Disan Galiwango!

GALIWANGO FACTFILE

Names: Disan Galiwango

Date of Birth: April 2, 1998

Age: 22

Nationality: Ugandan

Playing Roles: Left-back/Winger

Current Team: Vipers

PREVIOUS CLUBS

2015-16: Simba SC 

2016-17: The Saints

Jan-July 2018: Water FC

Aug 2018-June 2020: Express FC

Copyright 2020 Vipers Sports Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.viperssc.co.ug as the source.

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