The StarTimes Uganda Premier League side Police FC have completed the signing of former Vipers SC custodian Derrick Ochan on a one-year deal.
Derrick Ochan was among the 13 players released by the newly crowned champions a couple of days ago.
The Abdallah Mubiru coached side have now confirmed the arrival of the experienced shot-stopper on their social media account.
“Goalkeeper Derrick Ochan has completed his move to Uganda Police FC,” Police FC confirmed on their Facebook page.
“The 24-year-old, formerly at St Mary’s SS, Kitende signed a one-year contract with us this afternoon at the club offices in Kibuli.”
“Despite seeing little playing time at Vipers, Ochan is viewed as one of the brilliant goalkeepers in the league,” the statement further reads.
Derrick Ochan happy for Police FC move
After signing for Police FC, Derrick Ochan went on to show his happiness claiming that hard work will guarantee him a starting spot at the club.
“I feel very happy and I am also happy to say that I am proud to be here,” Ochan said after completing the move.”
“I need to work hard, give in more to serve this club wholeheartedly, and deliver for it,” he said.
Fahad Lumu lauds Derrick
Police FC’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Fahad Lumu lauded the incoming shot-stopper saying he is one of the best custodians.
“He is one of the best goalkeepers and as we look towards revamping the team, the goalkeeping department is essential,” the official said before adding.
“He comes with experience, vigor, and has a winning mentality.”
Recently, defender Reuben Kimera extended his contract for another two years at Police FC.
Erisa Ssekisambu officially leaves KCCA FC
Jamil Malyamungu officially leaves KCCA FC
Johnathan McKinstry advised Uche Mubiru to join Wycombe Wanderers
Steven Mulindwa appointed as Vipers’ general manager
Musa Matovu, Mubarak Nsubuga, Yusuf Ssozi, Dennis Rukundo, Joseph Ssentume, Edward Kiryowa, Joseph Odong, and Bashir Kabuye have also agreed to renew their contracts with the club.