Uganda Hippos captain and Sports Club Villa defender Galvin Kizito Mugweri has reportedly converted to Islam. He is now called Shamuran.
His conversation to Islam was influenced by his teammate Asuman Kihogo Haishe who confirmed the latest development via his officail facebook account on Monday evening.
“Allahu Akibar Allahu Akibar Allahu Akibar. Am so honored,happy ,greatfull and thankful to Allah who has made u a moslem today after reciting shahada without any 1 forcing u.may Allah strengthen your iman.Ameen.” Asuman wrote on his officail facebook account.
He went on to say that Galvin Kizito now preffers to be called Shamuran.
“His now called kizito Gavin mugweri “shamuran”,. It’s the name he preferred” he added
Kizito who joined Sports Club Villa junior team in 2018 has previously played for URA Junior Team, Kansanga Rangers Academy and Galacticos
The 18-year old Uganda Hippos skipper has notably lifted the Cecafa U17 and U20 Championships.