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Vipers confirm departure of three players

Man Jose Kayima

Vipers SC have confirmed the departures of three players who are Rodrigues Lopez Giancarlo, Luiz Otavio Santos de Araujo alias Tinga and Ivorian Desire Tety.

“We have reached a mutual agreement with Brazilians; Giancarlo, Tinga and Ivorian Tety to terminate their contracts effective from today.”

“The trio have all departed after mutual consent was reached with the club.” Read the club statement.

Giancarlo became the first Brazilian to play in Uganda when he signed for the club in June and went ahead to score two goals against Tanzania’s Kagera Sugar in an international friendly and Maroons FC in the FUFA Super 8.

Giancarlo, had signed for two years with the Kitende based side.

His fellow countryman Tinga came as the second Brazilian player in the country and left after playing a couple of friendly games during pre-season but suffered a long term injury.

The versatile midfielder had signed two years in July but after agreeing with the club, he will depart and return to his native.

On the other hand, Desire Tety leaves after one full season with Vipers that had him win both the Uganda Premier League and the Uganda Cup.

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