By Ronald Ssekandi
KAMPALA Uganda (Xinhua) -- The striker
for Uganda’s national football team Edrisa Lubega has joined
Austria’s Floridsdorfer Athletiksport Club, his manager Mujib
Kasule told Xinhua in an interview on Thursday.
said that Lubega will be on a six month loan from local team
He said Lubega’s contract could be extended if he impresses
in the competitive league.
With the move, Lubega becomes the second Ugandan player to
feature in Austria after former national skipper Ibrahim Sekajja,
who played for Austrian champions Red Bulls Salzburg from 2007
until he moved to the U.S. four years ago.
The other Ugandan players featured in Europe include: Farouk
Miya (playing in Belgium), William Kizito Luwagga, Alex Kakuba,
and Patrick Edema (playing in Portugal).