Uganda Cranes forward Derrick Nsibambi has signed for Ethiopian premier league side Sidama Coffee Sports club.
The former KCCA striker is said to have put pen on paper a one year employment contract but the financial details of the deal remain undisclosed.
He joins as a free agent following the expiration of his contract at Egyptian top tier side Smouha Sc where he has been for the past three years since leaving KCCA FC in 2018.
Earlier on this week on Tuesday, Uganda Cranes Head coach Milutin Micho Sredejovich let the cat out of the bag and admitted that the forward was on the verge of changing acquittancces to an unnamed club in Ethiopia.
It is reported that his agent, agent Geoffrey Kayemba Solo has been engaged in talks with Sidama Coffee SC and the break through of the deal was reached at earlier this week.
Whlist, the confirmation of Nsibambi’s deal was made official on Wednesday.
The former KCCA striker now becomes the latest Ugandan player to feature for Sidama Coffee. The other player is midfielder Yasser Mugerwa, who featured for this side before joining KCCA FC in the just concluded UPL transfer window.
Many other Ugandan players will feature in the new 2021/22 Ethiopian premier league season that is slated to kick start on October 16th.
These are goalkeepers charles Lukwago who plies his trade at St. George FC and Robert Odongkara (Jimma Aba Jifar), midfielder Chrizestom Ntambi ( Sebeta FC) among others.
Last season, Sidama finished in the 9th position with 31 points.
About Sidama Coffee SC
Sidama Cofffee Sport Club, also known as Sidaami Buna, is a professional football Club based in Sidama Municipality of Ethiopia. The club plays in the Ethiopian Premier League, the top division of Ethiopian football.
It was one of three clubs representing Formerly Sidama Zone in the South regional championships in 2006. Afterwards the club was able to advance to the championships for all regional teams from Ethiopia held in Hawassa that same year.
Sidama Coffee won the second division of Ethiopian football, the Ethiopian Higher League (formerly called the National League), in the 2008–09 season earning promotion to the Ethiopian Premier League. Sidama Coffee’s first season in the Premier League was the 2009–10 season.