Solomon "Sidibe" Babyesiza shoots during a competitive game in Sweden

Solomon “Sidibe” Babyesiza, a Ugandan born midfielder currently based in Sweden has openly expressed the desire to return home and play in the Uganda Premier League.

Currently contracted at Orebro Soder Football Club, Babyesiza feels ready to boldly take on any challenge posed in thy midst.

“After my tenure of service at Orebro Soder Football Club, I would wish to come back home and play in the Uganda Premier League. I am ready for the opportunities and challenges that I will face as I revamp my career once again” Babyesiza confesses to Kawowo Sports.

Solomon “Sidibe” Babyesiza (right) battles in an aerial challenge

Nick-named Sidibe, the holding midfielder kick-started his career at Kampala Junior Team (KJT) in 2010.

He left the country in 2013 and has since featured for BK Forward (2014-2014), Orebro SK (2014-2016), Adolfsberg (2016-2018) and lately Orebro Soder, a club that he joined in 2019.

The 23 year old midfielder is comfortable with either feet, with awesome positional sense, good usage of the ball, strong on ground and in air, as well as exceptional tackling abilities.

Solomon “Sidibe” Babyesiza

Babyesiza still vividly recalls the goal scored against Karslund as his best ever strike scored.

Meanwhile, the most difficult match thus far was experienced during BK Forward’s 5-2 loss against Brommarpojkarna.

Domestically, he admires the current Uganda Cranes captain Dennis Onyango.

On the international scene, John Obi Mikel, Michael Essien and Ngolo Kante are his picks.

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Solomon “Sidibe” Babyesiza highlights
Solomon “Sidibe” Babyesiza in action

Detailed Profile:

  • Full Names: Solomon Babyesiza
  • Nick-name: Sidibe
  • Parents: Ssalongo Solomon Babyesiza (Rest in Peace) & Faith Nalumansi
  • Date of Birth: 22nd February 1997
  • Place of Birth: Hoima Municipality, Uganda
  • Height: 1.78 Metres
  • Weight: 79 Kg
  • Foot: Both
  • Position: Central Midfield
  • Playing Career: Kampala Junior Team (2010-2013), BK Forward, Sweden (2013 – 2014), Orebro SK, Sweden (2014-2016), Adolfsberg, Sweden (2016-2018),  Orebro Soder, Sweden(2019 – Current)
  • Best Goal: Scored against Karslund
  • Most challenging match: BK Forward’s 5-2 loss against Brommarpojkarna
  • Favorite dish: Maize flour and Beans
  • Role Models: Dennis Onyango (Uganda Cranes captain and goalkeeper), John Mikel Obi, Michael Essien and Ngolo Kante
Solomon “Sidibe” Babyesiza engaged in a futsal game

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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