NEC FC beat SC Villa to Emmanuel Ajo’s signature

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David GOMBE 

Hussein Mbalangu’s NEC have completed the signing of Busoga United striker Emmanuel Ajo.

Ajo joins NEC FC on a two year employment contract despite SC Villa’s longstanding interest in the striker.

NEC FC were never favourites to land Ajo’s signature with Uganda Premier league champions SC Villa leading the way in negotiations.

NEC stepped up their interest and have emerged as the winners for Ajo’s signature.

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Six time league champions Vipers SC were the other side interested in signing Ajo.

Ajo had an impressive breakthrough season with Busoga United, scoring 9 league goals and three assists during the club’s dim 2023/24 season.

Ajo joined Busoga United at the start of the recently concluded season from 4th tier side Kakira FC having scored 17 goals and provided six assists in the 14 games he played.

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