Andrew Kawooya: Vipers wins battle for talented youngster

Andrew Kawooya

The FUFA Disputes Resolution Chamber has today decided on the matter reported by Vipers SC over the transfer of their former junior team player Andrew Kawooya to KCCA FC.

Kawooya who joined the Kasasiro Boys in September left the Kitende based side in a dispute with the Lugogo based side for courting the player who still had a running (Youth) contract with the venoms until 2021.

In the decision, the FUFA Disputes Resolution Chamber has ordered the midfielder to return to his former club, Vipers until his youthful contract with the expires, in a period reportedly said to be in January 2021.

“Kawooya Andrew shall only exercise his right to seek the registration to a club of his choice after the 23rd January 2021-the day his youth Agreement with Vipers” part of the verdict read

Furthermore, the chamber also cautioned KCCA FC from engaging minors without consent from their mother clubs.

“KCCA FC is warned against engaging minor players without prior consent from their mother clubs in accordance with Article 21 of the FUFA Regulations on S & T of Players. Future violations shall attract heavier sanctions.”

Andrew Kawooya is yet to feature for KCCA FC in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League this season after it was reported he was reported to be one of the players who tested positive for COVID-19 and currently under quarantine.

He is one of Uganda’s young prospects having been spotted at Royal Giants School by Frank Mulindwa during a schools championship.

He joined Proline FC three years ago when the club signed him from the Lweza Junior team. He spent one year with Proline before he was signed by the current league champions.

Kawooya has featured for the national U17 side in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Tanzania and scored as Uganda defeated Angola 3-0.

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