Yunus Ssentamu Headed for Stardom -Micho

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The Serb said when he took Ssentamu for the 2014 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in South Africa, he thought the player would be on the bench and only get the exposure, but was equally surprised when he netted three goals.

Ugandan striker Junior Yunus Ssentamu is headed for Stardom, according to Cranes Head Coach Milutin ‘Micho' Sredojevic.

The 20-year old struck the winning goal for AS Vita in their 2-1 win away to CS Sfaxien last weekend to send the DR Congo team to the final of the lucrative CAF Champions League.

Sredojevic told URN that Ssentamu has what it takes to become one of the sharpest strikers on the African continent because he has good instinct for goals.

The Serb said when he took Ssentamu for the 2014 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in South Africa, he thought the player would be on the bench and only get the exposure, but was equally surprised when he netted three goals.

He said the former St. Mary's Kitende Secondary School student only needs to keep working hard and be much disciplined to become a star because he has the potential.

Ssentamu who was snubbed by South Africa's AmaZulu after trials, signed for AS Vita in April this year only to be kept on the bench for long spells. However, his winning goal away to Egypt's Zamalek to send them into the semifinal has made the youngster get the ‘star' status among Congolese fans.

He becomes the first Ugandan to qualify for a CAF Champions League final. Haruna Kyobe, Secretary at Ssentamu's former Club, SC Vipers said they are proud of the player because he is raising the Ugandan flag high and improving the SC Vipers brand at International level.