Vipers Sports Club have confirmed the signing of striker Muhammad Shaban who has been a free agent after being released by Moroccan Premier League side Raja Club Athletic Casablanca.
Shaban scored 18 goals in the 2017/18 season for KCCA FC before moving to the North Africa club.
He returns to his old stomping ground of Kitende where he made a name in his break-through years before moving to Onduparaka FC.
Shaban was given a two year deal by the Venoms and it is believed to be between UGX130M and UGX140M in sign of fees.
The 21-year-old Cranes international joined Raja Club Athletic Casablanca in 2018 where he made 7 appearances and scored one goal for the senior side.
Muhammad Shaban said, “I am thrilled to be joining Vipers SC. I’m looking forward to playing in the Uganda Premier League again. I’m keen to get started and make my contribution to the team’s efforts to win more trophies.” the 2016 Ugandan Footballer of the year was quoted by the club website.
Coach Edward Golola said, “Shaban is a very talented and good player. Our season last year showed us that we need options and quality to add depth to the squad upfront and Shaban is a proven marksman. I’m delighted that he accepted to join us.”
The hard-working striker, who was top scorer at the 2017 COSAFA U-20 Championship, was also part of the Cranes team at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN).