Uganda Cranes defensive midfielder Tadeo Lwanga has completed a move to Egyptian top flight club Tanta Sports Club on a two year deal.
The former Vipers and SC Villa captain becomes the fifth Ugandan player to move to the Egyptian top tier clubs.
He was part of the Cranes team at the recently concluded Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Tournament in Egypt featuring in two of the four games that Uganda Cranes played at the championship as a substitute.
“I can confirm that I have left Vipers SC after the expiration of my contract. This has been a tough decision to make despite being offered a new contract by the club.” Lwanga said
“There will be the opportunity to talk properly when the time is right, but right now I would like to thank everyone at the club for everything over the past 2 seasons, in particular the club president Lawrence Mulindwa, Mr. Sekankya Simon, CEO Mr Lwanga Peter, the technical director Eddie Butindo, Dr Mathias Kassaga and all the coaches I have worked with at Vipers Sc starting from Coach Miguel Da Costa, Coach Golola Edward, Coach Micheal Ouma, Coach Olaba Tom, Coach Martinez Javier, Coach Ssali, Coach Wasswa and the fitness gems Ram Nyakana and Ssali Edward.” He added
Tanta Sports Club is an Egyptian football and sports club based in Tanta, Egypt. The club is a newly-promoted side to the Egyptian Premier League, the highest league in the Egyptian football league system. The club was established on 5 June 1926 and is one of the oldest football clubs in Africa.
Lwanga started his professional career with Express Football Club in 2014. He has also played for Sports Club Villa Jogoo and lately Vipers SC.
He joins Derrick Nsibambi at Smouha Sports Club, Khalid Aucho at Misr Lel Makkasa Sporting Club, Abdu Lumala at Pyramids and Emmanuel Arnold Okwi who joined Ittihad Alexandria among the players playing professional football in Egypt.