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UPL: Meet Maroons’ Gifted Right Back Eddy Kapampa

Fact File
Names – Eddy Kapampa
Club – Maroons FC
Position – Defence (Right Back)
Date of birth – August 25, 1996
Place of birth – Mulago Hospital
Nickname – Headmaster
Role model – Dario Srna (Croatia)

Eddy Kapampa is one of the league’s best right back in the Startimes Uganda Premier League.

Kapampa plies his trade with Luzira based Maroons football club, a side he joined in 2005 from Kira young.

Background

Kapampa is son of Kizza Abdul Sentongo and Nantume Annette who are residents of Katende Kiwamirembe in Mpigi district.

He started Nursery in 1999 at Little Angels Nursery before joining Bbiina primary School for his primary level from 2001 to 2007. He later joined Answar high school in 2008 for his O’level. He joined Abubakar Swidiq College school, Kyanja in 2012 for his Advanced level.

*Playing Football

The composed right back who a can also play in all the positions at right back, started his footballing career with Butabika Soccer Academy in the early 2002 to the mid 2006 where he left for the Joogo young in 2006 to 2010.


He later joined the Kampala Junior team in 2011 before he left for Kenyan side Nakuru All Stars in 2012.

Kapampa’s football career in Kenya didn’t last long as he returned home for Kira young in 2014. Its from Kira where Maroons under the stewardship of Coach Asaph Mwebaze scouted him.

He has been at Maroons since 2015.

*Best Moment
Kapampa still remembers that 2-2 draw against Police Fc in the 2018/19 season

“It’s my best moment as a footballer because I scored a free-kick before the break,” Kapampa noted.

*Dream

His best ambition is to put on the Uganda Cranes Senior National Team jersey. He also dreams about winning trophies and also playing professional football abroad.

*What Others Say:
Dennis Rukuundo, former teammate at Maroons says Kapampa is a good player who is ready to learn his mistakes and improve, on the field he gives the team pace going in front and a versatile player. He is a caring person off the pitch.

*Best friends
Kapampa singled out Maroons teammates Solomon Walusimbi and Ronald Orombi.

*Toughest opponents – Isaac muleme

*Boots – Nike Mercurial

Did you know?
In his leisure time, Kapampa is a teacher hence his nickname the Headmaster (Musomesa)

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