Soccer is the leading sport in Uganda. The country has five soccer leagues including the Uganda Premier League, Federation of Uganda Football Associations, FUFA Big League, Uganda Cup, and the FUFA Women Elite League. Betway is the main sponsor for Express FC. Ugandan soccer teams have talented local and foreign players. The following are the nine top soccer players in Uganda now.
1. Hassan Ssenyonjo (Wakiso Giants FC, Midfielder)
Hassan is among the youngest soccer players this season. He played all matches for Wakiso Giants FC in the 2019/2020 season. The player was outstanding even though the Giants had an inconsistent performance.
2. Douglas Muganga (Busoga United FC, Defender)
Douglas is a defender for Busoga United. He is among the top versatile Ugandan footballers who missed few games this season. The right-back was absent when Busoga United played Express FC, Maroons FC, and Wakiso Giants FC.
3. Frank Kalanda and Disan Galiwango (Express FC, Forwards)
Many punters who wager at Betway pick Frank and Disan as all-time goalscorers. Both forwards have played 24 matches for Express FC this season. Kalanda scored 12 goals while Disan has six goals in the 2019/2020 campaign. Both of them started 23 matches and Disan was the Man of the Match when they played Maroons FC.
4. Joseph Jjanjali (Bright Stars FC, Forward)
Joseph is the top footballer in Bright Stars this season. The club loaned him from Vipers SC when the campaign began and he has scored 6 goals so far. Jjanjali played 24 games for Bright Stars FC and missed their match against Vipers SC.
5. Dennis Okot Oola (BUL FC, Defender)
Dennis moved from Onduparaka FC to BUL FC last year. He has played a crucial role in boosting the defense line of BUL FC. He started 23 games and missed two matches against Busoga United FC and Bright Stars FC.
6. Samuel Kayongo (Police FC, Midfielder)
Samuel is a combative player who has made many vital interceptions this season. He is disciplined and rarely fouls opponents. The midfielder has played 23 games and missed the match against Tooro United.
7. Yafessi Mubiru (Tooro United FC, Forward)
Yafessi has scored the most goals for Tooro United FC. He played 20 games for the team and scored six goals. He was absent when Tooro United played Maroons FC and Busoga United FC.
8. Paul Willa (Vipers FC, Defender)
Paul played 22 matches for Vipers FC. He missed the club’s games against Maroons FC and KCCA FC. The defender is among the key players for the Ugandan team.
9. Gift Ali (KCCA FC, Midfielder)
Gift is the best footballer in KCAA FC. He makes igniting attacks and covers the defense. The midfielder has played 22 goals for KCAA FC. He missed three matches against Proline FC, Onduparaka FC, and Tooro United FC.
The Uganda Premier League is the most popular soccer tournament in Uganda. It is made up of sixteen teams including Bright Stars, Bul FC, Express FC, Mbarara City FC, Ndejje University FC, Onduparaka FC, and Police FC. Thousands of pundits wager on the Uganda Premier League teams at Betway. Most of Uganda’s foreign players are from DR Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Sierra Leone. Also, some Ugandan players like Asan Bajope, Bana Zidane, Maurice Sunguti, and Ederi Muvambane play abroad.