Khalid Aucho set to leave Misr El-Makkasa

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Uganda Cranes midfielder Khalid Aucho has reportedly filed for contract termination with his club Misr El-Makkasa over salary arrears.

According to Kawowo Sports, the midfielder has decided to end his Egyptian stay with side Misr El-Makkasa for a delay in salaries for seven months now.

“Khalid Aucho is filing for the termination of the contract because he demands seven unpaid months with the amount coming to USh300M,” Stevenson Kakooza was quoted by Kawowo Sports.

Who is Khalid Aucho?

Khalid Aucho was born on 8th August 1993. He plays for Misr El-Makkasa SC and the Uganda national team as a defensive midfielder.

He kicked off his career at Jinja Municipal Council (JMC) before moving to Water.

The midfielder then moved to Water between 2010 and 2012 before moving to Simba for a year.

In 2013, he joined Kenyan heavyweights Tusker before joining Gor Mahia in 2015.

After three years at Gor Mahia, he joined Baroka FC in South Africa in 2016 before joining Red Star Belgrade in 2017.

He also had a short stint at OFK Beograd on loan.


Khalid Aucho then went in India where he played for East Bengal and Churchill Brothers.

Aucho was among the Ugandan stars that made a move just after featuring in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Egypt in 2019.

He moved to Misr El-Makkasa in July last year for free after his contract after Churchill Brothers of India had ended.

The midfielder was also part of the Cranes squad that played in the 2017 Afcon finals in Gabon.

Aucho ready to rejoin Gor Mahia

In his recent interview, Khalid Aucho made it clear he may consider a move back to Gor Mahia.

“Gor Mahia remain my club and will always be my club,” Khalid Aucho said.

“If another chance came my way, why not? I wouldn’t mind playing for the club again. I loved the club.”

“The only club l played with passion and the only club l ever enjoyed my football,” he noted.

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Herman Nnyanzi 'The Analyst' is a Ugandan multimedia sports journalist who started his career in 2017. He has a genuine strong love for sports and expertise, especially football. Contact me on +256704472629 or +256786403603

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