Reigning League Champions Vipers SC have announced the capture of free agent
The Kitende based announced Kiiza’s arrival on their official website on Sunday morning.
“Vipers Sports Club has completed the signing of striker Hamis ‘Diego’ Kiiza for six months subject to an extension on a free transfer from Ethiopia’s Fasil Kenema FC where he has been plying his trade during the past year,” it read in this part.
The former URA FC forward has been training with the Venoms for close to two months with the confirmation of his deal deterred by International Transfer Certificate (ITC).
He becomes the club’s second major January transfer signing after Kenyan import Innocent Wafula who joined at the beginning of this mid-season window.
Diego, as he is popularly known, has firmly established himself as one of the most prolific forwards in Uganda with the way he deploys speed and the fantastic clever positioning on the last line of defence.
The 29-year old striker, arrives at Kitende with an impressive
While at URA FC, he caught the attention of Yanga from Tanzania who eventually signed him in 2011 where he spent four successful years.
In 2015, Kiiza left Yanga to join bitter rivals Simba where he played for one year then moved to Free State Stars of South Africa and had a brief return at URA in 2017
A series of issues disrupted his stay at the Sudanese club hence he moved to Fasil Kenema FC where he has been at the time of recruitment by the
With Vipers attack looking blunt throughout the first round, the pacey striker’s experience will add value to the team and having trained at Kitende for over a month, he could be part of the squad travelling to Mbarara for a league match against Nyamityoboora on Tuesday at Kakyeka stadium.