FUFA Big League side Arua Hill SC have completed the capture of former Vipers SC versatile player Ogama Baden Mujahid on a two year deal, with an option to extend for a further year.
Mujahid was promoted to Vipers side (1st team) from the team’s development side, St. Mary’s Kitende in 2017/18 under the stewardship of Portuguese coach Miguel Da Costa.
Before being released at the climax of last season, he had scored five goals for the Premier League Champions in the three years he spent in Kitende.
In the 2017/2018 season, he managed to win the Uganda Premier League and the Super 8 Cup with Vipers SC.
Mujahid was also the joint top scorer with eight goals in the 2017 East African games played in Gulu as St Mary’s SSS, Kitende came out victorious.
“It is good stuff that I’ve chosen to come and bless my own people with my talent, to support and influence talent around as they support me to grow as well. Secondly, I am here for business, which is to fulfil my goal as a player. I need to work with this great club Arua whose vision is great,” Mujahid said.
He added, “I want to play and complete the ranks in the national team and get chance to represent the Cranes. I want to fulfil the dreams of Arua Hill SC, to reach the premier league next season as a team and individual I want to play professional football and the door is through Arua Hill. I am not here to bank on favour but I’m here to work so that I can be on the pitch on merit so as to fulfil my dream of being a professional footballer.”
Besides Vipers, he has also had two loan spells at Ndejje University FC (2018/19) and Maroons FC (2019/20) scoring four goals for the latter.
He was also part of a West Nile Province team that took part in the 2019 edition of the FUFA Drum tournament and also represented the Uganda Hippos (U-20) in the 2017 Cosafa U-17 tournament in Zambia.
Mujahid becomes the club’s Ninth signing of the window joining Alfred Leku, Dan Birikwalira, Rashid Agau, Mike Kawooya, Collinie Onega, Paddy Muhumuza, Idd Abdulwahid and Brian Ade.