Yunusu Sentamu Completes Trial with South Africa's Amazulu FC

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He says the 19 year striker is in Durban and training with the Usuthu. Stankovic is quoted by kick off, a football magazine saying they are working on finalizing the deal for Sentamu to join Amazulu FC.

Yunus 'Manucho' Sentamu, Uganda cranes teenage strike is set to join Amazulu football club in South Africa. Sentamu who shot to fame in the just concluded CHAN tournament completed his trials and medical test early this week, according to his agent Ivica Stankovic.
 
He says the 19 year striker is in Durban and training with the Usuthu. Stankovic is quoted by kick off saying they are working on finalizing the deal for Sentamu to join Amazulu FC. Sentamu has been playing for Uganda Premier League leaders Vipers SC. The teenager was recognized last night as the Nile special/ USPA personality of the month of January but he missed the glorious ceremony due to the move.

Uganda Cranes tactician Sredojevich ‘Micho’ Milutin and his scout Peter Sebulime received the prestigious award and Ush 0.5 on behalf of the player at a dinner held at Lugogo Tennis club organized by Uganda sports press association. The former Katwe FC, Kasese Youth and Sun city goal poacher, who missed last year’s Cecafa Challenge Cup competition in Kenya as he was sitting his A-level examinations at St Mary’s Kitende.

He was a darling of Uganda Cranes fans during the recent African Nations Championship in South Africa, scoring all of his team’s three tournament goals, two during his side’s 2-1 win over Burkina Faso and the consolation strike in the 3-1 loss to Morocco in the group stages.

The brilliant performance seemed enough to attract the interest of a number of teams in South Africa including Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and Bloemfontein Celtic, plus Kenya’s Sofa Paka. If all goes well, Sentamu will join his compatriots Ivan Bukenya (Kaizer Chiefs), Geoffrey Massa (Pretoria University), Dennis Onyango and Timothy Batabaire who ply their trade in South Africa among others.