By Brian Bariyo Tumuramye
Striker Fred Amaku has joined Uganda Prisons funded side Maroons Football Club for three year deal.
Before crossing to Maroons, Amaku was playing with Busoga United (formerly Kirinya – Jinja SS).
He is looked at as the direct replacement for lanky forward Isaac Otto who was released alongside Herman Wasswa Nteza and Seif Batte.
Amaku is expected to beef up the Maroons’ striking line alongside Rashid Agau and Pius “TZ Iniesta” Obuya.
Amaku joins the long list of new recruits by Maroons head coach Douglas Bamweyana. He also joins former Express midfielder Davis Mayanja left-back Hamim Ssemakula (Ndejje University), defenders Edward Kabona (Ndejje University), Patrick Bayiga, former Express goalkeeper Ronald Mutebi ,Hannington Ssebwalunyo form Bul FC winger Abraham Tusubira and Richardson Asaba (Ndejje University).
Maroons had planned for training camp in Kenya which has since been postponed.
They face URA away from home on Friday 30th August 2019 at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole as their opening match for the season of 2019 /2020.