Attacking midfielder Moses Oloya has joined top Malaysian Premier League side, Sime Darby FC.
Oloya revealed in an interview on Sunday night that he has moved to a bigger team in Malaysia. The former KCCA FC player is currently part of the Uganda Cranes team preparing for a crucial 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Ghana on Saturday.
The midfielder confirmed that he had signed a one year contract with Sime Darby on November 6th. Oloya who featured for Ugandan League Champions KCCA FC before moving to Vitenam’s Xuan Than Sai Gon FC in 2011.
Oloya becomes the first Ugandan to feature in the Malaysian Premier League.
Head Coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic said he was happy with Oloya’s move. The Serbian said it is always good to have as many Ugandan players join top teams around the world.
Among Uganda’s other professionals include national team skipper Andrew Mwesigwa who plies his trade in Kazakhstan, William Luwagga, Alex Kakuba (Portugal), Dennis Onyango, Geoffrey Massa, Ivan Bukenya (South Africa), Robert Odongkara, Isaac Isinde (Ethiopia), Tony Mawejje (Iceland) and Ibrahim Sekagya (United States of America) among others.