A lot of UPL and FBL clubs have raided the local market and gone for-big name players to bolster their squad during the primary transfer window period, but moneybags Arua Hill Sports Club have decided to belief in youth and secured the signature of budding Uganda Under-17 international forward Idd Abdulwahid.
West Nile based FUFA Big League outfit Arua Hill Sports Club have announced the signing of teenager Idd Abdulwahid on a two-year employment contract.
The 18-year old speed merchant has already tested football in Europe and will look forward to help the Club attain its goal of earning a promotion to the top flight.
According to a statement released by the club on Tuesday, Leopards head coach Hussein Mbalangu welcomed the youngster, saying he’s special and want to mentor him so that West Nile can produce another Muhammad Shaban within a period of two years.
“Idd is special because he is so young, 18, and very talented and can score goals easily with his techniques and speed.” Mbalangu to the cub’s official website.
“In this project we want to groom, mentor Iddi properly so that within two-years West-Nile should be able to produce another Muhammad Shaban which will be Idd Abdulwahid.” he added.
The youngster secured a move to Italy based outfit in 2019 when he moved to Cagliari Fc at the age of 17, before he was called for national duty with the Uganda Cubs where he scored five goals in ten appearances.
In addition. the former Onduparaka JT forward represented the U-17 team in CAF 2019 AFCON qualifiers scoring a brace in the fixture which sees the Cubs beat Ethiopia in regional final to qualify to the tournament that took place in Tanzania.
Speaking to the Club website Idd said: “I’m too excited and very happy because I’ve signed my very first contract and I wish to repay the trust.”
” I am here to promote the club to elite League and hopeful open doors for professional career overseas.” he added.
Idd joins Paddy Muhumuza, Dan Birikwalira, Mike Kawooya, Agau Rashid and Collins Onega on the list of players signed by the Leopards during the primary transfer window.