KAMPALA Uganda (Xinhua) --
Uganda’s 18-year-old striker Dickens Kilama has
signed for Spanish Division 1 side, Europa Point Football Club.
Kilama has been a
player at the Football for Good Academy based in the northern
Ugandan district of Gulu.
James Obalo, an
official from the Academy, told Xinhua on Tuesday that Kilama
who had trials with the Spanish club had signed the contract
with the team on Monday.
The Academy is a
full-time residential youth football school for both boys and
girls from across Uganda and East Africa.
“This is a good deal
for striker Kilama and also for our Academy because it proves
that we are doing good work by developing talent,” added Obalo.
Kilama traveled to
Spain in March this year where he had training stints at Segunda
B, Merida AD and Europa Point FC.
professional players abroad are playing for teams in the United
States, Vietnam, Austria, Hungary, Britain, Azerbaijan,
Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia