Uganda Cranes star Luwagga Kizito joins Shakhter

Uganda Cranes midfielder William Luwagga Kizito has moved from Romanian outfit Politehnica Lasi to join Kazakhstan giant FC Shakhter Karagandy.

The skillful midfield has broken the news through his official social media platforms, osting himself in his new club’s jersey alongside the caption: “A new opportunity, Another chance, A new beginning.”

FC Shakhter Karagandy is one of the giant clubs in Kazakhstan and has been champion of the Kazakhastan Premier League twice in 2011 and 2012. The club also once qualified to play in the Europa League group stage, in 2013-14 season.

Recently the former Vipers midfield maestro has been having short stints at clubs. Last year in August, he secured a short loan move to Belarus Premier League champions FC BATE Borisov from PolitehnicaLasi. However, after it expired, he returned to Romania.

Luwagga has also previously played for Rio Ave, Sporting Covilha, Leixoes and Fereinse all in Portugal.

He becomes the second Ugandan to lay in Kazhakstan, after Any Mwesigwa who played for FC. Ordabasy a few years ago.

Kizito Luwagga in action for the Uganda Cranes