Cleo Ssetubba on duty at Biashara United Football Club

Angola Premier League club Atlético Petróleos de Luanda has expressed keen interest to capture Ugandan goalkeeper Cleo Ssetubba.

Ibrahim Kafuuma, the player’s representative based in Uganda has confirmed the development that was first published in the Angola news outlets.

“Yes, It is true that Atlético Petróleos de Luanda has presented their offer for goalkeeper Cleo Ssetubba and we are currently engaging them with the player’s current club. Hopefully, all goes as planned.” Ibrahim Kafuuma, player’s representative.

Cleo Ssetubba commands the backline during a match. His market value is estimated at 60,000 USD

Ssetubba is currently employed by Tanzania Premier League side Biashara United Football Club.

The Mara based club signed the lanky goalkeeper as a free agent from Kenya Premier League club, Sony Sugar.

This season alone, Ssetubba has turned out for Biashara United in 8 matches of the top tier league and four in the cup where they are in the quarter finals.

Cleo Ssetubba

 Ssetubba was born and bred in Entebbe Municipality, Uganda. He featured for Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Football Club during the Uganda Premier League before he was loaned to Western Uganda based Nyamityobora FC in the second tier (FUFA Big League).

He then sought for greener pastures in Kenya with Sony Sugar Football Club were he left late 2020 after two seasons of service.

At Biashara United, Ssetubba is also teammate to another Ugandan, defender Joseph Zziwa.

The two players were signed in August 2020.

Cleo Ssetubba (right) as he was signed at Biashara United Football Club

For starters, Atlético Petróleos de Luanda is arguably among Angola’s most successful club with 15 league titles, 11 Angola cups and 6 Angola league cups.

They have also represented Angola on the continent a number of times in the different competitions.

Nine times in the African Cup of Champions, 7 times apiece CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup, 4 CAF Winners Cup and once in the CAF Cup.

The club is currently coached by Spaniard, Mateus Agostinho.

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

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