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Benjamin Ochan: KCCA FC sign ex-AFC Leopards goalkeeper


The custodian comes in as a free agent after his contract with FKF Premier League heavyweights expired

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) FC have confirmed the return of goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan, who was a free agent.

After his contract expired the custodian quit the Football Kenya Federation Premier League Heavyweights AFC Leopards.

The Kasasiro Boys confirmed the arrival of the veteran shot-stopper up until the 2023/24 season.

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“Ochan has penned a two years deal as a KCCA FC player,” the former Ugandan Premier League champions confirmed on their official portal.

“The shot-stopper returns to KCCA FC for his third stint. The first was in 2008/09 and the second in 2015/18. Now, it’s the third in2021/23. Ochan worked previously with Morley Byekwaso, KCCA FC Manager at Victoria University SC during the 2013/14 season as well as during his second stint in KCCA FC in 2015/18. 

“Ochan quit KCCA FC and joined Kabwe Warriors, Zambia in January 2018. He later joined Kenya’s AFC Leopards on a two-year deal from 2019/21.”

AFC Leopards keeper Benjamin Ochan.

‘The fans should expect beautiful football’

The goalkeeper has insisted his main aim is to help the team get back to winning trophies, at the same time entertaining supporters with beautiful football.

“I am happy to return. Ochan stated that this is the team I grew to support, and he has won many things. 

“I am excited about getting started. The team now has many more youngsters than ever before and they need to learn. As one of the more senior players in the team, I can offer guidance to the young lads. I want to win with KCCA FC. Could be the League, or the Cup. 

“The fans should expect beautiful soccer because we want to return to the top.”

KCCA signed eight additional players as part of their efforts to form a competitive team.

The new members of the squad include Emmanuel Waiswa (pictured), Usama Arafati (pictured), Yassar Mugerwa (pictured), Innocent Wafula Esimu (pictured), Brian Majwega, Brian Kayanja and Geofrey Wasswa (pictured), Rogers Mato (pictured), and Derrick Ochan.

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