Absa Premiership

Stars seek a partner for Sekola

2015-06-04 14:34
Moeketsi Sekola (Supplied)
Moeketsi Sekola (Supplied)

Cape Town - Free State Stars have reached out as far as Uganda in search of a striker to partner Moeketsi Sekola in the new season.

Read: Muti forces Agyei out of Stars

Ea Lla Koto recently announced that they are in the market for a striker to partner Sekola in the new season.

According to a Sport24 source at the Free State team, the club is interested in bringing Robert Ssentongo of Ugandan Revenue Authority (URA), who was the top goal scorer in Uganda with 15 goals during the recently ended 2014/15 campaign.

“I think the club has already made contacted with him and talks are ongoing,” the source said.

“He is not the only striker identified; our coaches were at the COSAFA Cup and were also impressed by a striker from Tanzania.”

The 28-year-old Ssentogo has also played for Saint George in Ethiopia but he missed URA Confederation’s Cup matches against Orlando Pirates due to suspension.

A Sport24 source in Uganda said they are not surprised that the powerful striker has attracted clubs in the PSL.

“He is a powerful striker with an eye for goal. He has also been instrumental for the national team and is among a group preparing for next weekend’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Botswana,” he said.

Ssentongo was also the top goal scorer during the 2011/12 season where he also won the footballer of the year Award.

Read more on:    free state stars  |  psl  |  moeketsi sekola  |  soccer


Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Saturday, 24 August 2019
Golden Arrows v Chippa United, Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium 15:00
Black Leopards v Highlands Park, Thohoyandou Stadium 15:00
Kaizer Chiefs v SuperSport United, FNB Stadium 18:00
Sunday, 25 August 2019
Stellenbosch v Maritzburg United, Athlone Stadium 15:00
Baroka FC v Bloemfontein Celtic, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Tuesday, 27 August 2019
Highlands Park v AmaZulu, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Cape Town City v Kaizer Chiefs, Newlands Stadium 19:30
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

And the 2019/20 Absa Premiership champions will be ... ?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.