Reigning Kenya Premier League champions Gor Mahia have completed the signing of defender Shafik Batambuze from Tanzanian side Singida United FC.
The Kenyan club confirmed, “Ugandan defender Shafik Batambuze has penned a two year contract with the reigning champions Gor mahia FC in readiness for the forthcoming CAF CL and the 2019 Kenya Premier League.”
Gor Mahia continue rejuvenating their squad ahead of a busy football calendar next season beginning December 2018 as they seek to defend their title and compete in the CAF Champions League.
“The Ugandan full left back and former Singida United of Tanzania’s player will fill the gap left by Godfrey Walusimbi.” they added.
Godfrey Walusimbi moved to South Africa’s Kaizer Chiefs on a three-year-deal in August this year.
Shafik’s deal is reportedly to be worth between Ksh 1 and 3 million shillings (approximately 75 million Ugandan shillings).
Batambuze has played for Tanzanian giants Simba SC, Singida United as well as SC Villa Jogoo.
He has previously also featured for Tusker, Sofapaka, Muhoroni Youth and Western Stima in the KPL.