URA FC is delighted to announce that goalkeeper Denis Otim has joined the club on a 2 years contract.

Otim joins in from Express FC and he is expected to beef up our goalkeeping department.

“I am extremely happy to join URA FC because it’s one of the big clubs in Uganda. It’s a new Challenge for me as I come at a club where there is competition which I know will push me to work harder. I want to help the club win the trophy in my first season because I am a winner and I want to keep many clean sheets.”

He briefly told the URA FC media upon his unveiling.

Blessed is good game reading, effective communication, aerial prowess and good reflexes, the 23 year old is a Uganda Premier League and CECAFA Kagame Cup winner with Express FC having achieved the milestone in 2021.

He is also a former Uganda Hippos goalie having featured at different tournaments like AFCON U20 Qualifiers between 2018-19 and CECAFA U20 Championship in 2020 in Uganda.

Otim was also part of the Uganda Cranes squad that took part in the Tri Nation tournament in Libya in 2022 as well the the Uganda Cranes CHAN team that played in the qualifiers in 2022.

He becomes the seventh signing of the club in the ongoing summer window after teenagers Kisiriko Denis Luzige, Kisolo John Innocent, Amis Bwangani and Godfrey Sekibengo as well as Aliro Moses Okabo and Ibrahim Wammanah.

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Profile of Denis Otim.

Full Name: Denis Otim
DOB: 14th/April 2000
Place Of Birth: Kla, Uganda
Nationality: Ugandan
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 180cm
Weight: 78kg

Current Team: URA FC

Former Teams: Express FC, Nyamityobora FC, Mbarara FC.

Strengths: Good Game Reading, Effective Communication, Good at aerial balls/crosses, Good Reflexes.


UPL winner with Express in 2021
CECAFA Kagame Cup winner with Express in 2021
Sports Personality of the Year 2017, Blick Awards
Sports Personality of the Year 2018, Walk of fame Awards

July 24, 2023
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