Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact has today, July 20th announced the signing of Ugandan left-back Mustafa Kizza from Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club, for a two year period with an option for three years. This agreement will come into effect on August 12th though the player will remain on loan with the kasasiro boys till December due to the effect of coronavirus.
“We are very happy to acquire one of the greatest Ugandan prospects,” said Montreal Impact Sporting director Olivier Renard while speaking to the club website. “Mustafa Kizza is a modern attacking left-back with very good centre quality and great potential. He is very good on free-kicks and his size will also benefit him on set pieces.”
Kizza will be coached by Arsenal football club legend Thierry Henry. The 1998 FIFA World Cup winner had earlier signed Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama from Premier League side Tottenham Hotspurs Football Club. A dressing room with these two should probably be the best motivation the highly rated Kizza needs to take his game to the next level.
Born on October 3, 1999, in Kibuli, Uganda the 6’1″ defender graduated from the Junior team to the first team at KCCA FC in January 2017 and went on to become a household name in Ugandan football. Mustafa Kizza has featured in the CAF Champions League in 2019/2020 season with KCCA scoring four goals and recording four assists. He also won 10 caps with the Uganda Cranes and scored four goals.