We are thrilled to announce that Matovu Faizal, one of our standout players, has committed his future to the club by extending his contract for an additional two seasons.

Matovu will now be wearing our famous green and golf until 2025, with the agreement also including an option of extending the contract beyond that term.

Matovu became Leader last season from the Kampala region side Lamancia SC, and has gone on to become a fan favorite.

In his debut season with Lugazi FC, he showcased his exceptional talents, featuring in 29 games and contributing a crucial goal.

Faizo Matovu (C) holding a photo last season

While primarily known as a central defender, Matovu’s versatility allows him to excel in various roles, including that of a left full-back.

Upon signing the contract extension, Faizal shared his sentiments about his time with the club, saying: “When I joined this incredible club, I dreamt of achieving my debut, playing at Lugazi FC, and winning trophies with this badge on my chest.”

“I feel very proud and emotional to have experienced these moments already, together with my family who have supported me every step of the way.”

He continued, “We are all humbled to have this chance to continue our journey at Lugazi FC, and I have already begun to work on achieving the next set of targets and ambitions.”

“The manager and his coaching staff have helped me to improve in every way, and with their support, I am developing each day to help the team to be successful.”

Matovu also expressed his excitement for the future, saying, “I am relishing the future and can’t wait to create more special memories with this group, in front of our amazing supporters.”

Matovu Faizo

Lugazi FC is equally enthusiastic about the contract extension and looks forward to witnessing Matovu’s continued growth and contributions to the club’s success. With his dedication and commitment, we are confident that Matovu will play an integral role in the exciting journey that lies ahead.