Savio Kabugo burst onto the scene on November 15th, 2014 when he scored that lone strike against Ghana at Namboole during the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
When it looked like the teenager at the time was destined for greatness, injury cropped in and close two years Kabugo was sidelined.
The last three seasons have seen the gigantic central defender launch a comeback at URA, Proline and SC Villa.
He still posses flashes of past glory but his hardwork and persistence have caught the attention of African giants AS Vita on DR Congo where he penned a three year deal with the Congolese league holders.
“I just want to make this count,” Kabugo told Football 256 after he sealed the deal.
“I want to use this move to improve myself as a player but also expose myself because it a team with so many ambitions,” he added.
Kabugo will play under experienced coach Florent Ibenge who is well versed with the game on the African continent.
Kabugo will have a chance of joining other Ugandan players who featuring for various clubs in the 2018/2019 Total inter club competitions.
Notably cranes skipper Dennis Onyango (mamelodi Sundowns), Murushid Juuko and Emmanuel (both Simba), Geoffrey Walusimbi (Kaiser Chiefs) and Jamal Salim (Al Hilal)
“I have not come here Just for the sake but I have come here to write history with Vita because they are an African giant and Í believe I have got all what it takes to be here,” he noted.
The former Sports Club Victoria University player will become the second Ugandan to feature for the club after Yunus Ssentamu did so in 2016.