Moses Okello shoots during a competitive game at Heegan

Moses Okello, a Ugandan born midfielder is set for a trial stint in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Okello traveled to this vast central African country over the week on particular invitation of Lubumbashi based FC Saint-Éloi Lupopo.

The trial will be conducted at the Stade Kibassa Maliba in Lubumbashi city and Okello is determined to give his best display throughout the period of stay.

Moses Okello

“I traveled well to Lubumbashi and all is set for the trials. I remain focused and determined to give 100 percent with the best hopes of getting a professional contract” Okello spoke to Kawowo Sports on Tuesday.

He has previously played at KCCA (2011-2013), CRO (2013-2014), The Saints (2014-2015), Simba (2015-2016), Water (2016-2017), Kyetume (2017-2018) and lately Somalian army outfit FC Heegan (2018-2021).

Moses Okello in action

Okello’s experience has always witnessed him play in the CECAFA club cup (Kagame cup), CAF Champions League (against Egyptian giants Zamalek) whilst he was also part of the Uganda U-20 national team in 2013-2014.

Heegan Sports Club against Zamalek in the CAF Champions League. Moses Okello is standing third from right
Moses Okello chips the ball during a game

Besides exceptional tackling, Okello is also a good passer of the ball, strong in the air, aggressive and solid defensively as well as going forward.

The six feet player is also comfortable with both feet.

Uganda Cranes’ left back Joseph Benson Ochaya is the other Ugandan in the DR Congo top flight league with record champions, TP Mazembe.

Moses Okello in action

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

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