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Kapampa Leaves Maroons Ahead Of UPL Switch

Right back Eddie Kapampa has left FUFA Big League side Maroons, the Prison Warders have officially confirmed.

The defender leaves the Luzira-based side after expiration of his contract.

He ends his long spell at the club that include winning FUFA Big League trophies and over three spells in the top flight.

“For the last eight years this club has been my home, my life and bond has always been and will always be Maroon and proud,” he is quoted by Maroons media.

“I want to say thanks to the technical staff and team mates with whom I’ve shared the dressing room with that you played a big role in making me the Eddy Kapampa I am today.

“And to the people who do not always see themselves on the front pages but always behind us to make things possible, many thanks to you for helping us improve everyday.

“For all we achieved together and for the good moments I gave to Maroons Football Club I want to dedicate it all to our fans, they are the most unsang heroes and thanks for every time you sang my name in every game and trainings.”

Eddie Kapampa

UPL Calling:

Kapampa is said to have joined Police FC as the defender fancies Uganda Premier League football.

He will directly fill the boots of his friend Denis Rukundo who crossed over to Rwanda.

Derrick Kakooza, Henry Katongole, Henry Kisekka, Musa Matovu, Bashir Kabuye and Edward Kiryowa have all left Police FC.

Who is Eddie 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)

Background

Kapampa in National colours. Fufa photo

Kapampa, a teacher by professional, 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 in defence, 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 2014/2015 and had a loan spell at Tooro United last year.


Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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