Edrisa Lubega: Uganda Cranes forward joins Portuguese second division side

Edrisa Lubega

Uganda Cranes forward Edrisa Lubega ‘Torres’ has joined Portuguese side Estrella da Amadora.

The striker joins the Portuguese second division on a loan deal from Estonian Paide Linnameeskond until the end of the 2021/22.

This is his fifth club in Europe after two Austrian clubs;  Floridsdorfer Athletiksport-Club (six month loan move) and SV Guntamatic Ried Football Club before lately playing at Paide Linnameeskond in Estonia.

He spent last season on loan at Czech Republic’s top tier club, Pribram FK.

In Estonia, he scored 14 goals from 26 matches at Paide Linnameeskond while at Pribram FK, he had 2 goals in 9 league matches.

On 5th January 2016, he earned his maiden summon to the national team, the Uganda Cranes.

Lubega played at CHAN 2016 in Rwanda with the Uganda Cranes having graduated from the Uganda U-23 side.

He made his senior debut with the Uganda Cranes team on 27 January 2016, coming on as a 79th minute substitute for Erisa Ssekisambu in a 1 all draw with Zimbabwe in the African Nations Championship  group Stages.

Kamardin Shero
Senior sports Editor at The Touchline Sports | Am down to earth person with a great heart of always wanting to assist where possible.

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