Nelson Senkatuka’s imminent return to the mother land having completed his undergraduate degree in London, UK has sparked a frenzy among the country’s top clubs all vying for the forward’s signature.
Having let go of their top strikers in Herman Wasswa and William Wadri in this transfer window, KCCA FC is said to be interested in the flamboyant striker.
He has been closely monitored from his days with current Big League side Hope Doves FC who he guided to back to back promotions from the Kampala Regional League top scoring with 23 goals in 24 games and 27 goals in 31 games the following season.
KCC F.C secretary, David Tamale praised the forward but says a decision will only be made when the team returns from the on going CECAFA Kagame Cup in Dar es Salaam.
He has attributes of a good striker but we shall wait for a decision when the team returns from CECAFA clubs championship
The URA FC hierarchy is also said to be interested in the burly forward who impressed them in a training stint with the club last off-season.
URA’s Henry Mayeku says he was impressed by the player last term although they are yet to get into terms for a contract
He was here last season for training and he did well. We have not yet had another arrangement with him in this pre-season.
Then URA coach Alex Isabirye, now at BUL-BIDCO FC is said to be keen to bring the striker to the Jinja based club.
Express FC coach Wasswa Bbossa is another great admirer of the goal scorer. Bbosa has tried to convince the forward to sign for the Red Eagles having lost three thirds of the playing staff at Wankulukuku to several clubs.
Senkatuka was summoned to train with the Cranes prior to the 2014 CHAN tournament in South Africa. He was part of the squad which trained under Cranes tactician Sredjovich ‘Micho’ Milutin as Uganda qualified for the championships eliminating Tanzania.
The striker says he will go with the best offer.
I will weigh for the best offer tabled before my midst
Senkatuka got his call up to the National team after his display in a friendly game between Uganda Cranes and a Select side, a game Cranes won 3-2 with Senkatuka scoring one of the 2 goals.
He has since featured for Erith and Belvedere FC in the Ryman Football League as well as Cranes United in the Essex Alliance Football League.
In last year’s Biika Bya Buganda (Buganda Inter-clan Football Tournament), he scored 6 goals in 5 appearances for Mbogo clan finishing as the tournament’s top scorer and also voted the Most Valuable Player.