KAMPALA Uganda (Xinhua) --
Ugandan defender Ivan Bukenya has signed a
two-year contract with Swedish Division 1 Club, FC Linkoping
“We released him to
go to join the team in Sweden and he signed a contract,” said
Mujib Kasule, the proprietor of Uganda Premier League side
Proline FC, Bukenya’s now former club.
Kasule told Xinhua
on Tuesday that they agreed with the player when he returned
from playing in India last year that he would be released if
another opportunity emerged.
“It is good for him
that he has signed and featured in the first League game against
Nykoping FC last Saturday,” said Kasule.
The defender leaves
struggling Proline FC, a club currently fighting relegation in
the Uganda Premier League.
FC Linkoping City
becomes Bukenya’s fourth professional club after featuring for
Erbil FC in Iraq, Kaizer Chiefs in South Africa and King Fisher
East Bengal in India.