Godfrey Okello signs for Australian club Whittlesea Ranges

Ugandan youngster Godfrey “Godzinho Sosa” Okello signed a short term contract with Australian National Premier League Division two side, Whittlesea Ranges Football Club.

Okello in action for Whittlesea Ranges Football Club

Okello, 21, put pen to paper on Tuesday, 6th June 2018 moving from National Premier League 1 outfit Dandenong Thunder Sports Club.

“I have been out with an injured ankle for a long time,” he said.

I had to transfer to a club where I am assured of game time as I regain my full fitness. I will play for Whittlesea Ranges FC for only 16 games. I am happy to join this wonderful football family.

Okello left Uganda 14 years ago aged seven years in 2004, he was engaged with a number of football academies.

Born in Bweyale, Masindi (Western Uganda), Okello harbours quite big ambitions beyond his age;

I am going to start helping Refugees in Uganda with football equipment by donating it to them. I will also organise a tournament for the youth as I empower and inspire them about chasing their dreams. This is all done to give them hope that there’s people out there that care about them. My main goal is just to provide as many football equipment such as playing boots, Jerseys,  cones, whistles, shin pads and any other equipment necessary.


  • Full-Names: Godfrey Okello
  • Nick-Name: Godzinho Sosa
  • Date of Birth: 2nd February 1997
  • Playing Positions: Left back, Right back & Left wing
  • Place of Birth: Bweyale, Masindi (Western Uganda)
  • Education: Reservoir Primary in 2004 – 2006), William Ruthven Secondary College, Braybrook College
  • Clubs: Whittlesea Zebras, Bayside United, Bayswater City Sports Club and Dandenong Thunder Sports Club (Currently)
  • Role model: Mother (Irene Achiro)
  • Football Idols: Ronaldo De Lima, Jay Jay Okocha & Martin Mutumba
  • Favourite Dish: Rolex and Novida

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