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Saidi Keni: Goalkeeper renews with SC Villa

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Saidi Keni signs for SC Villa

Goalkeeper Saidi Keni has renewed his contract with the 16-time league Champions SC Villa.

The shot-stopper has put pen to paper on a one and half year contract that will see him remain at Villa until January 2022. There is an option to extend for a further year depending on how he performs.

Click here to read the Press Release from SC Villa – Saidi Keni

The 20-year-old, who joined the Jogoos in 2019 from Proline FC is delighted to renew with Villa.

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Saidi Keni was signed in January 2019 from Proline FC | Courtesy Photo

I am happy to commit my future to this great club because as a young boy growing up, I dreamed of playing for one of the great clubs in Uganda and they don’t come any greater than SC Villa,”

a delighted Keni said while speaking to the Villa Media team.”

“At this point in time, there is no better place for me to further my career than at this great club,” He added. 

A delighted Keni also revealed that he was only waiting to finalize with Villa to focus on how he can prepare for next season.

“It is a relief to finally get the paperwork out of the way so I can focus on doing what I love the most – which is football,” he said.

“It is somewhat unfortunate that there is not much football going on at the moment but I am working hard to ensure that as soon as the League returns, I am in top shape,” He added.

Last season, Keni featured 23 times in the league, keeping 8 clean sheets and conceding only 19 goals.


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