Joseph Benson Ochaya has completed his move from KCCA FC to Zambia’s Lusaka Dynamos the Ugandan side has confirmed.
This was confirmed by club Chief Executive Officer (CEO), David Tamale in a press briefing on Tuesday.
“As we speak now, Ochaya is no longer a KCCA player,” said Tamale. “Right now, he must be on his way to his new employers Lusaka Dynamos,” he added.
Tamale further revealed that the deal to sell Ochaya was reached a week before the game against Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa in the CAF Champions League but said the two sides had reached an agreement for the left back to play the game.
We requested that we have him for the Sundowns game which Lusaka Dynamos granted and we thank them for that.
The soft spoken CEO thanked Ochaya for the services and also wished him all the best at his new club.
We wish him well for the future at his new club.
Though financial details of the transfer weren’t revealed, Kawowo Sports, who broke the story a couple of weeks ago understands that over $120,000 (Ugx. 432 million) was paid for his signature with the player allegedly pocketing $50,000 (Ugx. 180 million).
Ochaya joined KCCA in January 2015 after a stint with Ghana’s Asante Kotoko.
In his second spell at the club, the lanky defender cum attacking midfielder, he has helped the club lift the league (2015/16) and also reach the finals and semi-finals of the Uganda Cup in 2015 and 2016 respectively.
Ugandans in Zambia
The Uganda Cranes left back joins compatriots Jimmy Bageya (Napsa Stars), Isaac Isinde (Buildcon) and also re-unites with ex-KCCA teammate, Herman Wasswa (Lusaka Dynamos).