Uganda Cranes Striker Yunnus Sentamu rejoins Vipers SC after 6 years away
Yunnus Sentamu has signed a two a two-year contract with the venoms that will keep him at St Mary Stadium Kitende until 2023.
Sentamu needs no introduction at Kitende having played for St Mary’s Boarding Senior Secondary School Kitende and Vipers SC. He made his name over one season at Vipers scoring six goals in 13 games before moving to Congolese side AS Vita in 2014.
Sentamu later joined Tunisia’s CS Sfaxien before he went on to explore Europe where he had spellls FC llves of Finland and in 2017, he joined Albania’s KF Tirana.
His electrifying displays in the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in South Africa in 2014 for Uganda Cranes – including a brace against Burkina Faso and consolation strike against Morocco – made the scouting agents sit up and take notice. He a few later signed for AS vita which he guided to the CAF champions League Final a year later.
On signing his contract, Sentamu said: “Everyone knows the special relationship l have with this club and it has always felt like home to me. My desire to win is still the same and l look forward to the opportunity to help the team achieve. I am excited for this next chapter of my career.”
Vipers Coach Fred Kajoba said: “l know Sentamu’s personality very well and l know he will add alot of value and fire power upfront.”
He will wear the number 12 shirt previously worn by Rahmat Ssenfuka and Rashid Toha (who will wear number 35).
Full Names: Yunus Sentamu
Date of Birth: August 13th, 1994
Age: 26 years
2014 – January 2015:- AS Vita (Congo)
2015 – July 2015:- CS Sfaxien (Tunisia)
January – December 2016:- llves (Finland)
2017 – 2019:- KF Tirana (Albania)
Team: Vipers SC
Jersey No: 12