Uganda Cranes Vice Captain Hassan Wasswa Mawanda has agreed terms with Saudi Arabian club Al-Ittihad Jeddah.
The dread-locked utility player has already featured in eight different countries and the latest placement in Saudi Arabia makes it 9 countries (with 14 different clubs).
Mawanda left the country on Monday, August 12, 2019 for Jeddah to formalize with the club and pen the employment contract.
At Entebbe International Airport, he was seen off by his brother Hudson Pachoto and wife Ronah Bukirwa.
Mawanda has played at two Africa Cup of Nations finals in 2017 (Gabon) and 2019 (Egypt).
He is also the Uganda Cranes assistant captain to goalkeeper Denis Onyango.
Some Clubs featured for:
- 2006 – 2007: KCCA (Uganda)
- 2007–2008: Saint George (Ethiopia)
- 2008–2009: F.C Cape Town (South Africa)
- 2009–2010: Karabükspor (Turkey)
- 2010–2011: Altay (Turkey)
- 2011–2012: Kayseri Erciyesspor (Turkey)
- 2012–2013: KCCA (Uganda)
- 2013–2014: Đồng Nai F.C (Vietnam)
- 2014–2015: Sports Club Villa (Uganda)
- 2015–2016: Al-Shorta (Iraq)
- 2016: Vipers Sports Club (Uganda)
- 2017: Al-Nejmeh (Lebanon)
- 2017–2018: Tala’ea El Gaish (Egypt)
- 2019 (August) – Todate: Al-Ittihad Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)