Uganda Cranes star joins Moroccan side

Uganda Cranes star Milton Karisa has joined Moroccan side Mouloudia Club Oranais in the last transfer developments.

The former Bul Football Club enterprising winger cum striker has left Uganda Premier League Champions Vipers Sports Club for an undisclosed fee but Freekick442 understands that the transfer fee to be in the region of 50,000 Euros (over 215 million shillings).

“We wish to announce that our player @KarisaMilton has completed his move to Moroccan side Mouloudia Club Oranais [@mco_1946].” The Venoms wrote in a tweet to their handle over the weekend.

“Thanks for the memories. All the best in your new journey Karisa,” the club added.

The 23-year-old penned a two-year contract with the Moroccan outfit until 2020.

Karisa started his playing career at Jinja Municipal Council (JMC) in 2011 before moving on to join local rivals Bul Football Club in 2014.

He later joined Vipers and last season, he finished fourth on the top scorers’ log with 12 goals to his name.

At the national team, the Uganda Cranes, Karisa made his debut in March 2017 against Kenya's Harambee stars in Machakos during coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredejovic’s days at the helm of the team.

In Morocco, he joins fellow countryman and former KCCA FC striker Mohammad Shaban who recently joined Raja Casablanca.

Karisa also joins the long list of departures from St. Mary’s Stadium after goalkeepers Ismail Watenga and James Alitho, Nicholas Wadada, Tony Odur, Erisa Sekisambu, Pius Wangi, Deus Bukenya among others.

 

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