Murushid Juuko – I am still a Casablanca player

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Uganda Cranes defender Murushid Juuko has cleared the air about his relationship with Wydad Casablanca amid rumors that he could join Vipers.

According to the dependable defender, he still have a running contract with the Moroccan Botola Pro side.

However, he revealed that he will not return to Morocco until Wydad Casablanca settles his dues.

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Murushid Juuko playing for Yanga SC

“I still have my contract with Casablanca but I can only return to Morocco when they pay me all the money they owe me.”

“If that is not the case, I will still stay in Uganda,” Murushid Juuko told Daily Monitor.

In the past weeks, speculations had it that Vipers were closer to capturing his signature but Juuko refused to comment about this move.

“I can’t comment on the Vipers move now,” he noted.

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Vipers SC head coach Fred Kajoba revealed that each team in Uganda Premier League would like to have Murushid Juuko into their squad.

“No coach in Uganda wouldn’t want to have Murushid in his team. Even if you asked Mike Mutebi, he would run for him,” Kajoba said.

Vipers are aiming at building strong squad which will favorably enable them compete in the Caf Champions League.

The Venoms were crowned StarTimes Uganda Premier League champions after the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) cancelled the league.

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Murushid Juuko training with Fred Kajoba at Uganda Cranes

The Kitende-based side was leading the table with 54 points, four more than 2018/19 champions KCCA.

“We are going for continental football and in any case, we face a big side, say from North Africa, we can rely on Juuko for experience and command.”

“We may have many defenders at the moment in Geoffrey Wasswa, Bashir Asiku, Halid Lwaliwa, Ahmed Amayo, Ibrahim Tembo, Jacob Okao, Livingstone Mulondo and Rashid Toha.”

“But if we get Juuko some will have to go on loan,” Kajoba noted.

Murushid Juuko joined Wydad Casablance in mid-2019 from Simba SC but things didn’t go as planned.

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