Former Cranes striker cries out for help to undergo surgery

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David GOMBE 

SC Villa and Express FC legend Hassan Mubiru has revealed that he wants have a surgery on his nagging knee.

Mubiru injured his knee during the Uganda Cranes AFCON Qualifier match against Nigeria in 2007 which forced him to retire at the age of 27.

The legendary striker was recently sacked from his role at Express needs help to have a surgery on his injured knee that keeps swelling with the pain beyond control.

“I injured my knee during Uganda Cranes game against Nigeria that ruined my career and retired at the age of 27 and I did not take care of it early. I am now a walking casualty and my knee keeps swelling, the pain is beyond my control.”

“I want to get a surgeon who can help me out to have a knee surgery but currently I am unemployed since I was sacked at Express so I need help.” Said Mubiru.

Mubiru was the poster boy for SC Villa in the late 90s and his combination with Andrew Mukasa was a joy to watch. Both scored 14 goals for the 1998 season but the following (1999) season, the ‘Mu-Mu’ tandem scored 67 goals.

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He went on to score 25 goals in 2000 season something which attracted Express to sign him up. He did not disappoint as he emerged league top scorer with 27 goals in 2001.

Mubiru continued to star in the league, emerging top scorer for the 2002 and 2003 seasons with 22 and 21 goals respectively. In 2005, Mubiru left Express and had stints in Rwanda and Denmark but still things failed to work out.

However, a nagging knee injury forced him to end his 13-year career and has currently been part of Express’ technical staff until he confirmed that he was relieved of his duties.

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