Vipers Sports Club is pleased to announce the re-signing of right-back Ashraf Mandela on a two-year employment contract.

He returns to St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende having left in 2018 upon his own request.

Ashraf Mandela puts pen to paper for a two-year contract.

It’s worth mentioning that Mandela is also a St Mary’s Secondary School, Kitende graduate where he featured till 2015.

In the 2018/19 season, he joined SC Villa before moving to URA FC a year later, where he spent three campaigns.

Robertinho and his fifth signing of the season.

“Many people will ask me why I came back to this palace,” he started as he spoke to Vipers Media.

“You know l call it a palace because it’s number one in East Africa and moreover, we are chasing to be number one in Africa. I call this a come back because l was once here, left and now am back here.”

“I was here as a boy and now, l come back as a man ready to compete. This is a place where my dream started and l want it to continue here,” Mandela rumbled.

Mandela poses for the camera as he walks out of the tunnel.

The roving right-back becomes our fifth signing after Isa Mubiru, Marvin Joseph Youngman, Olivier Omadjondo Osomba and goalkeeper Alfred Macumu Mudekereza.


Full Names: Ashraf Mandela

Date of birth: December 20th, 2002

Height: 1.78m

Weight: 72kgs

Position: Defender

Nationality: Ugandan

Strong foot: Right

Previous Teams:

2019 – 2022: URA FC

2018 – 2019: SC Villa

2015 – 2018: Vipers SC

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