Ugandan football defensive player Rodgers Aloro will not play for Kenyan champions, Tusker FC next season, it has been confirmed.
On Tuesday, the club announced that Aloro and other two players would be joining another Kenyan side Bandari FC.
“Tusker FC would like to confirm that it has reached an agreement with Bandari FC for the transfer of midfielder Faraj Ominde, striker Chris Ochieng and defender Rodgers Aloro,” the club partly said in a statement.
According to Tusker FC CEO Charles Obiny, the two clubs have been in talks over the three players for the past few days and an agreement has been reached for their move to Mombasa.
“I want to thank the two players for their immense contribution to the club throughout their stay. Faraj arrived here as a young player and has grown to the stature he is today. Chris and Aloro have also been of great service to the team and we want to wish them all the best at their new club,” Mr. Obiny told club website.
While talking to Sta Daily Sport, Aloro confirmed he was joining Bandari and revealed why the two parties were partying ways despite enjoying a momentous season at the club.
“The coach said they would not renew my contract because I had three months left. so we agreed by mutual consent to clear all my arrears of the remainder of contract and I go somewhere else,” Aloro exclusively told Sta Daily Sport.
The defender whose efforts were pivotal to the success of the Brewers, said, “It was a good experience playing with the club and I thank the Tusker FC management for giving me a chance to be part its history.”
He said he has learnt a lot that will help him in his next assignment.
Aloro joined Tusker in 2018 from Sofapaka, another Kenya Premier League team.
However, before moving to Kenya, the defender had featured for various teams in the Uganda Premier League including but not limited to KCC (A) FC ( 2010 –2014),SC VILLA (2014 – 2015), SIMBA FC (2015 – 2016) and SAINTS FC (2016 – 2017). He also played for Rwenshama football club.