Brian Umony – Coronavirus pandemic hindered my progress to full fitness

Former Express FC striker Brian Umony claims that the coronavirus pandemic came in wrong time as it affected his journey to full fitness. 

Brian Umony who plies his trade at StarTimes Uganda Premier League side Proline FC had just returned to action when coronavirus pandemic occurred.

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He had spent 18 months on sidelines after undergoing two operations due to broken leg which affected his physical fitness levels.

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“Of course, the break has hindered my progress in terms of match fitness, but I’m progressing,” Brian Umony was quoted saying.

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The former KCCA FC and SuperSport United striker has revealed he is progressing well as far as return to fitness is concerned.

“Only that my fitness levels are still lacking but I’m progressing. Everyone is looking forward to when things get back to normal but for now, we all agree it’s safety first,” Brian Umony noted.

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Umony during his time at KCCA FC

Although he is recovering physically, Umony says that the psychological pain he suffered following the injury still haunts him now.

“The injury has completely left me but of course the mental scars keep lingering but with time it’ll all be gone.” 

“The physical side at least I have tried to work on from home,” he continued.

Umony’s Proline is still battling relegation, they are 15th with 22 points from 25 games played with five games to complete the league.

Who is Brian Umony?

Brian Umony was born on December 12th, 1988 in Jinja, Uganda. He is currently playing for Proline FC in StarTimes Uganda Premier League.

He started his career at Nakawa United in 2003 before joining Nakawa Avis in 2007.

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Umony playing for Uganda Cranes

From Nakawa Avis, he joined KCCA FC in 2007 and scored for them 34 league goals for them which prompted SuperSport United to sign him in 2009.

He also played for University of Pretoria, Portland Timbers, Becamex Binh Duong in Vietnam, Azam among others.

He played for Uganda Cranes from 2009 and went to score 12 goals in the national colours from 36 games played.

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Herman Nnyanzi 'The Analyst' is a Ugandan multimedia sports journalist who started his career in 2017. He has a genuine strong love for sports and expertise, especially football. Contact me on +256704472629 or +256786403603

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