Emmanuel Okwi celebrates his goal for Uganda Cranes against Zimbabwe at AFCON 2019

Uganda Cranes striker Emmanuel Okwi is in advanced talks with United Arab Emirates (UAE) top flight side; Fujairah Football Club.

The development has been confirmed by Egyptian based sports gem Seefaleslam Beleed.

“The deal is 80 percent complete as it is advanced stages between both parties (Okwi and Fujairah),” Seefaleslam revealed.

Okwi was top scorer for Uganda Cranes (with two goals) at the on-going AFCON finals in Egypt where the CECAFA giants were eliminated by Senegal (1-0) at the round of 16 stage.

The forward scored against Democratic Republic of Congo during Uganda Cranes’ 2-0 win where he also scooped the man of the match accolade.

Okwi has previously played at Uganda’s Sports Club, both of Tanzania’s top clubs Simba and Yanga as well as brief stints in Tunisia (Etiole Du Sahel) and Denmark (SønderjyskE Fodbold).