Teenage defender Juma Ibrahim has been promoted to KCCA FC Senior Team.
Juma who is also the captain of the Uganda U17 Men’s Football National Team joined KCCA FC Soccer Academy in 2017.
Ibrahim has represented Uganda in U17 AFCON, 2019, and has also won the CECAFA U17 Title twice in 2019 and 2020. The recent win being special because he was the Captain when the U17 Men’s team won the CECAFA in December 2020 – Kigali Rwanda.
Juma made his senior debut against Masindi’s Doves FC, a memory that will forever carry. The flamboyant left back registered an assist off a flawless cross that met Sadat Anaku who nodded home KCCA FC lone goal in the last 16 of the Uganda Cup 2020 edition.
Juma who has already been making waves in the KCCA youth team since joining, can operate as a left back and a left winger. He has got good crossing technique and and eye for goal, off set pieces.
Ibrahim spoke to kccafc.co.ug and had this to say;
I am so happy that I have been promoted to the senior team. It is every academy player’s dream to get promoted to the senior team. I now want to work hard to earn a slot on the team. The club has got fantastic players in Majwega and Achai. I know the kind of competition that I am going to face and I will take my chance when I am handed the opportunityJuma Ibrahim
Juma Ibrahim becomes the second player KCCA FC has promoted from the Junior Team ahead of the 2020/21 season.
Juma joins a number of players who have previously played for the KCCA soccer academy in the current KCCA FC squad like; Mwirusi Ali, Sadat Anaku, Musa Ramathan, Ayella Dominic, Peter Magambo, Herbert Achai, Kizza Bukenya, Julius Poloto, Joseph Kafumbe, Mwanje Elvis Eddy and Jurua Hassan are all graduates of the KCCA FC Soccer Academy.