Okello Delighted With Scintillating Debut Performance

Not so many people knew about Allan Okello until Saturday evening when the youngster raised many football enthusiasts’ eyebrows with a glowing performance as KCCA FC humiliated Onduparaka FC.

Even for those who had a clue about him given the performance he put up last year as Kibuli Secondary school lifted the national post primary school championship and was named MVP, case they were left singing praise about  the talent of the teeneger.

Okello netted a hatrick and assisted on one occasion on his senior debut as KCCA football club defeated Onduparaka 7-0 at Phillip Omondi stadium.

The 17 year-old in an interview with ChimpSport said he was delighted with the performance he put.

“I first want to thank God for enabling me attain my target of playing for KCCA FC, stomach ” he stated.

“It was a dream come true situation for me because I have waited long for this moment,” Okello indicated.

Okello thanked head coach Mike Mutebi for trusting him and teammates for being hospitable.

“I dedicate my performance to my coach, Mike Mutebi because he believed me and gave me the chance to play for such a big team,” said the soft spoken midfielder.


“Equally, my teammates are friendly to me and that has helped me to settle in the team easily,” he added.

Okello was in scintillating form on his debut for KCCA FC
Okello was in scintillating form on his debut for KCCA FC

Okello became the first player to score a hatrick in the Uganda Premier League this season. He got his first goal just after 10 minutes tapping home from Mutyaba Muzamir’s free kick.

He later added another goal midway through the second half before completing his treble, nine minutes to time.

Quick facts:

Full Names: Allan Okello

Nick Name: Jolly

Date of Birth: 28 December 1999

Parents: Patrick Ojom (Deceased) & Joan Agomu

Place of Birth: Lira Town

Education: St Kizito Nursery and Primay School, Kibuli S.S

Strong Foot: Left

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