Taddeo Lwanga
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Uganda Cranes defensive midfielder Taddeo Lwanga has completed a move to Tanzanian Premier League champions Simba Sports Club.

Lwanga parted ways with Egyptian side Tanta FC in July this year after he filed for a termination of his contract due to salary issues.

The 26-year-old started his professional career with Express Football Club in 2014. He has also played for Sports Club Villa Jogoo and Vipers SC in Uganda.

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He was part of the Cranes team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Tournament in Egypt featuring in two of the four games that Uganda Cranes played.

Lwanga joins Emmanuel Okwi, Murushid Jjuuko and Hamis Diego Kiiza among the Ugandan players who have played for the Msimbazi before.

The club’s home games are usually played at the Benjamin William Mkapa Stadium. Simba Sports Club is one of the two biggest football clubs in Tanzania, their arch-rivals being the Young Africans FC.