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Football clubs in Jinja have started recruiting experienced players to revive competitive football in the region. The clubs are Victors FC that plays in super league, while Jinja Arsenal, Bidco Football Club and Jinja Municipal council FC feature in the Big league.
Victors FC recently signed former cranes marksman Hassan Mubiru, and Dan Sserunkuma, the Hippo's forward to boost the team. George Nsimbe, head coach Victor FC says that he signed Mubiru and Sserunkuma to improve the score line of his team.
Hassan Mubiru made his debut appearance for the national team the cranes in 1998, where he scored the winning goal. Nsimbe believes Mubiru can be a role model for the young players in his team. The duo has helped Victors FC to grab six points from five games played so far.
Hassan Mubiru says that he is delighted to play in a competitive league after spending a long time out of football. Mubiru believes that he will regain his form at victor FC to earn him a call to the national team, the Cranes.
Jinja Municipal Council FC has also signed Musa Walangalira and Mubaraka Wamboya from the relegated Iganga FC to improve their forward. Mathew Lukya, the Jinja Municipal Council coach says that two players will help his team to pull back the fans who had given up on local football.
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Mathew Lukya says that they are recruiting new players to attract big number of fans so as to raise enough money to run the season. He says that his club needs about shillings 30 million for the entire season but without sponsors he has to rely on get collections.
Moses Magogo, FUFA competitions committee Secretary says that teams are required to have at least 5000 registered supporters, a football academy and pay meaningful salaries to their players. .
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