Fahad Bayo joins FC Ashdod

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Uganda Cranes striker Fahad Bayo has completed a move to Israel side FC Ashdod from StarTimes Uganda Premier League champions Vipers SC.

Fahad Bayo’s move was officially confirmed by the club on Monday, July 27th as they aims at strengthening their squad.

“We are delighted to announce two impressive acquisitions of two foreign players, who have signed long-term contracts for years.”

“In the long term vision and building a quality staff that will lead the team to fight for goals at the top of the table.”

“Aziz Bayo and Svetkovich will soon arrive in Israel and join their new friends immediately after completing their isolation duty upon entering the country,” the statement reads.

Vipers confirms Fahad Bayo’s move

Vipers SC tweeted a statement thanking the Uganda Cranes international for his services and also wished Fahad Bayo good luck.

“Good luck and thanks for all the memories,” Vipers’ statement reads.

Bayo becomes the second Ugandan to sign for Ashdod in 12 months after former KCCA FC captain Timothy Awany did likewise last year.

Fahad Bayo leaves the Venoms after helping them win the 2019/20 Uganda Premier League title, scoring 12 goals.

This will be Bayo’s fourth senior club having also featured for Proline FC and Zambia’s Buildcon FC in the past.

Who is Fahad Bayo?

Fahad Bayo is a product of both Lugazi Youth Academy and Friends Kid Soccer Academy.

He was also at Kibuli Senior Secondary School, where he top-scored at the 2014 Copa Coca Cola Schools’ championship.

The 22-year-old striker kicked off his senior career at Proline FC where he played 68 games and scored 30 goals.

Fahad Bayo played half of the 2017-18 Uganda Premier League season. He scored six goals in 14 league games. Bayo joined the Zambian club Buildcon FC during the season break.

He was at Buildcon for one season where he played 39 games and scored nine goals in the process.

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