Striker Dickens Okwir is on the verge of joining Uganda Premier League new entrants UPDF FC.
A source at the club has said that Okwir has agreed to join the Army side and will sign a contract early next week.
Okwir who made his Vipers debut in the Super Cup against KCCA at Wankulukuku Stadium, later joined Paidha Black Angels on a season-long loan.
He is among the 13 players who were released by the Venoms recently and will join UPDF as a free agent.
The Army side recently appointed Kefa Kisala, and the side has already acquired new players like Ronnie Kisekka, Gadaffi Gadinho and Tony Kyamera among others.
Born in Amolatar, Lira Okwir studied at Midland High School Kaberamaido and Soroti SS.
His previous teams include Ngora Fredcarr FC, Sporting United Lira, Onduparaka FC, Amuka Bright Stars, Paidha Black Angels SC before moving to Kitende.
Dickens Okwir Fact File
Full Name – Dickens Okwir
Date Of Birth – 5th June 1996
Place Of Birth – Amolatar, Lira
Education – Midland High School Kaberamaido, Soroti SS
Height – 6.7 Feet