Jamil Kalisa was signed from the Mwererwe-based club Bright Stars as Vipers SC is strengthening their squad as they prepare for next season.
Previously, the Kitende-based club signed former Express FC captain Disan Galiwango and Mbarara City FC’s industrious midfielder Ibrahim Orit.
Jamil Kalisa signs four-year contract
Jamil Kalisa, who had a year left on his previous contract at Bright Stars, has agreed to a four-year deal with Vipers SC.
His arrival will help coach Fred Kajoba patch up several loopholes within the team as he also strengthens the squad in readiness for the forthcoming season.
Preparations for a competitive season
The 2020/2021 season will mostly be an energy sapping one for Vipers SC as they will have to compete in Caf Champions League, SUPL, Uganda Cup, Fufa Super 8 and Fufa Super Cup.
Vipers have previously been heavily linked with the player since the untimely end to the 2019/20 season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Jamil Kalisa reunited with Fred Kajoba
The Kitende-based club head coach Kajoba will be overjoyed that he has got his man to sign the dotted line.
During his time with Bright Stars, Kalisa was a vital cog within the team set-up, especially last season, as he helped them to fight off the relegation monster.
Who is Jamil Kalisa?
The 21-year-old began his career at the National Sports Academy before Lungujja Galaxy a Rubaga regional side spotted him in 2017.
Bright Stars then spotted him from Lungujja Galaxyat the start of the 2018/19 StarTimes Uganda Premier League term.
Having been with him at the Mwererwe-based club, Kajoba knows the kind of player he is signing.
His continued improvement during the second round of the previous season is without a doubt what caught Vipers eyes.