TRANSFER: URA FC Goalkeeper, James Alitho Joins Zambian Club

February 12, 2020

James Alitho has completed his switch to Zambian Super Division club Zambia National Commercial Bank (Zanaco) from Uganda Revenue Authority Football club (URA FC).

Alitho flew to Zambia two weeks back aboard Kenya Airways and has been training with the club.

His personal manager, Simon Wasswa, confirmed the move of the lanky goalkeeper who can also play up front as a striker.

After impressing the technical team, Alitho was subjected to the mandatory medical test which he passed overwhelmingly on Monday,  February 10th and signed a two year deal with the Reds.

The former Vipers SC player  joins Zambia’s 12-time league champions as a free agent following the expiry of his contract at URA FC.

The versatile goalkeeper, played as a striker and emerged as top scorer  in the inaugural FUFA Drum (Inter-Provinces tournament).

Alitho with an accolade after emerging as top scorer in FUFA Drum

His move to Zambia means he will not be part of the Uganda Cranes CHAN team at the 2020 finals in Cameroon.

He now joins compatriots; Mathias Kigonya (Forest Rangers), Paul Musamali (Buildcon), Misi Katende (Mufulira Wanderers), Yasin Mugabi (Red Arrows), Brian Bwete (Mufulira Wanderers)  who ply their trade in Zambia.