Sudanese Dhata signs four-year Vipers deal

Vipers Sports Club’s new season squad continues to take shape with yet another important addition in South Sudanese Joseph Dhata who has signed a four-year contract.

The youthful right full back agreed terms with the Venoms after receiving his International Transfer Certificate (ITC) from the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) and becomes the latest acquisition after the arrival of David Bagoole, Ibrahim Orit, Disan Galiwango and Jamil Kaliisa.

Joseph Dhata, who has been with us since last season signed a four-year contract earlier this week.

Exciting attributes

Dhata, a South Sudan international, was the skipper of Buddo Secondary School in 2019 and also helped them win the National Post Primary Championship and East Africa Secondary Schools Football Tournament in 2018.

The new signing who has been training with us since last season possesses several exciting attributes including; good crosses, acceleration, dribbling, tackling, stamina and excellent game reading that make him exceptional and the right piece to complete Vipers puzzle.

Dhata has been cleared to play after receiving his International Transfer Certificate (ITC) from the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA).

“I am very happy about this day as it has offered me a new step forward,” said the ever-smiling youngster.

“The important thing is to grab this chance and use it wisely to build my career and also help my team to win games and silverware.”

Childhood reunion

The signing of Dhata will see the player reunited with his childhood friends; Ahmed Amayo and Rashid Toha.

“I am home. All my friends are here. So everything is well. However, I know what is expected of me. The competition for numbers at Vipers is what motivates me more,” added the new signing.

The youngster possesses several exciting attributes including; good crosses, acceleration, dribbling, tackling, stamina and excellent game reading.

Dhata is expected to give Paul Willa competition at the right back position while his arrival also gives coach Fred Kajoba depth and strength in the defence department as he prepares to embark on what is expected to be a highly competitive campaign starting next month.

Kajoba describes Dhata as a ‘fearless and efficient player’ who he is confident will be a huge success at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende.

“He is humble, hardworking, determined and most importantly young. We are happy to have him and believe many out there will like what he offers,” said the Venoms tactician.

Player Profile
Full Names: Joseph Dhata
Date of Birth: September 5, 2002
Nationality: South Sudan
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 68 Kgs
Playing Position: Right Back

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One comment

  1. Please always give credit where due, this boy has come through the ranks at Bulo parents senior secondary school together with his counterpart Amayo Ahmed under coach Licoba now coaching Kibuli ss. Dhata Joseph was a player of Bulo parents ss since his form2 until form5 whn he left for Buddo ss. I think dats missing in his profile otherwise thank you for having a good eye for talent that boy will not disappoint you

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