There’s a widespread pattern these days within the Uganda Premier League that gamers wander from one membership to a different however a minimum of nobody has achieved Erisa Keith Sekisambu’s feat of enjoying for all the large 5 golf equipment within the nation.
The Large 5 consists of file champions SC Villa, KCCA FC, Vipers SC, Specific FC and URA FC. Again within the day, the epitome of native soccer rotated round VEK (Villa, Specific FC and KCCA FC) however with the emergence of URA FC and Vipers SC in a while, the pool for the highest sides widened to incorporate the latter two who share seven league titles.
Sekisambu at the moment at KCCA FC holds the file to have featured for all the highest sides within the league since making his debut on 23rd September 2011 towards Police FC whereas at SC Villa. He additionally had a stint with Kenya’s Gor Mahia FC final season.
And the ahead has had a adorned profession profitable two Uganda Premier League titles and three Uganda Cups.
The wonder in regards to the three Uganda Cup winners’ medals for Sekisambu is that they got here in three consecutive years at three completely different golf equipment.
- 2014- URA FC
- 2015 – SC Villa
- 2016 – Vipers SC
Let’s take a look at Sekisambu’s journey since 2011
He’s a product of the now defunct Jogoo Younger, which produced quite a few gamers together with Steven Bengo, Isaac Muleme, Emmanuel Okwi and Isaac Kirabira amongst others.
Ssekisambu joined Jogoo Younger whereas nonetheless finding out at Previous Kampala SS and performed there for about two seasons earlier than getting promoted to the senior crew.
SC Villa | 2011 (First Stint)
SC Villa on the time was underneath the steering of Serbian tactician Srdjan Zivojnov, who handed Sekisambu his debut towards Police FC on 23rd September 2011. He scored his first objective for the Jogoos within the 4-Zero win towards Gulu United FC on 18th January 2012.
Nevertheless, as a result of he was not getting sufficient enjoying time, managing simply ten appearances within the first spherical of the 2011/12 season, Sekisambu moved to rivals Specific FC.
Specific FC | 2012
Regardless of working on a shoe-string finances that introduced in largely novices, Sam Ssimbwa guided Specific FC to their first league title after a dry spell of 16 years.
Sekisambu joined the Pink Eagles within the second spherical. The crew largely had younger and gifted gamers similar to Julius Ogwang who was the membership high scorer within the season with eight objectives, Willy Kavuma, Bonny Baingana, Yayo Lutimba, Salim Jamal Magoola and Bob Kasozi amongst others.
This was the primary main title that Sekisambu gained as a participant. His debut got here on 22nd February 2012 within the goalless draw towards Water FC whereas his first objective was towards Masaka LC FC on 29th Might 2012, a recreation that Specific FC gained 1-0.
URA FC | 2012-2014
After shedding the league title to Specific FC, the tax collectors beefed up their squad in a bid to contend for the 2012/13 season.
Below the steering of Alex Isabirye, URA FC determined to make a mix of expertise and contemporary legs. Ssekisambu and Lutimba who had helped Specific FC to win the league have been signed. These have been joined by Erukana Nkugwa from SC Villa, Kipson Atuhaire from APR, Rwanda and goalkeeper Yasin Mugabi from Proline FC.
Owen Kasule returned from Vietnam whereas Derrick Walulya who was a free agent additionally joined URA FC.
At URA FC, Sekisambu gained the Uganda Cup in 2014.
SC Villa | 2014-2015 (Second Stint)
When Ben Immanuel Misagga turned SC Villa President, he made a number of adjustments and wished to have a crew that may compete for titles.
He, due to this fact, signed quite a few gamers. Truly, initially of the season, SC Villa introduced 26 new signings in a press briefing held at Ivys Lodge in Wakaliga in Kampala.
A few of these included Nigerian Striker Victor Emenayo, Hassan Wasswa, Nicholas Ssebwato, Suleiman Majjanjalo, Henry Lopidia amongst others.
Sekisambu too arrived from URA FC, coming to SC Villa for his second stint. He was very influential because the Jogoos mounted a severe league title problem towards eventual winners Vipers SC.
SC Villa, nevertheless, settled for the Uganda Cup defeating KCCA FC 3-Zero within the closing. Sekisambu was named the Most Worthwhile Participant.
His first recreation on return got here towards Soana FC whereas the primary objective was towards former employers, Specific FC.
Vipers SC | 2015 -2018
After a powerful marketing campaign at SC Villa, Vipers SC got here calling and Sekisambu didn’t flip down the supply, becoming a member of the Venoms.
In his first season at Vipers SC, he helped the crew to win their first ever Uganda Cup, defeating Onduparaka FC within the closing at Nakivubo stadium.
He opened the scores within the closing as Vipers SC gained 3-1 thus ending the marketing campaign with seven objectives, similar as Onduparaka’s Muhammad Shaban. Sekisambu for the second successive season was named the Most Worthwhile Participant.
In the identical season (2015/16), Ssekisambu had an enormous shout within the high scorer’s race, scoring 16 objectives, two behind Robert Sentongo.
Vipers SC additionally gained the 2017/18 Uganda Premier League title with Ssekisambu enjoying an important function, particularly within the second spherical combining properly with Dan Sserunkuma and Duncan Sseninde.
Gor Mahia FC | 2018-2019
In September 2018, Sekisambu moved to Kenya to affix giants Gor Mahia FC however he solely lasted one season. Nevertheless, he left with a league winner’s medal.
KCCA FC | 2019-
Sekisambu was headed for his third stint at SC Villa with stories indicating he even had coaching classes with the crew at Villa Park earlier than the beginning of the season.
Nevertheless, when KCCA FC confirmed curiosity, he joined the Lugogo based mostly facet the place he at the moment performs thus making him the one participant to have featured for all the large groups.
At KCCA FC, Sekisambu has scored Four objectives within the league this season.
Requested about what the feat means to him, Sekisambu is delighted that he has performed for all the large groups and attributes this to laborious work and having the ability to carry out in any respect these golf equipment.
“It’s a pleasure to have performed for all the present massive groups in Uganda. However this has been achieved by means of laborious work, willpower and self-discipline which has enabled me to carry out wherever I’ve been,” he mentioned.
“You can not play in any respect these golf equipment with out performing properly. When you do properly right here one other membership comes calling. Thus you will need to be capable to regulate and match within the new crew you’ve got joined.”
— to kawowo.com