Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Salim Jamal Magoola Omar has left Sudan for South Africa for trials at PSL side Marumo Gallants FC.
The custodian who currently plies his trade at Sudan outfit Al-Hilal club is on a Marumo sponsored 10-day trial trip before the club can finally confirm him on their books.
The club president Sebastien Migne confirmed the development in a letter: “We are to take charge of all the expenses for the player while at the club for the trials.”
Marumo the 2020/21 Nedbank Cup champions, after beating Ismael Watenga’s Chippa United 1-0 in the final will play in the CAF Confederation Cup and are on a strong recruitment spree for experienced players.
The team who only in June 2021 changed names from Tshakhuma Tsha Madizvhandila (TTM) finished 12th on the 2020/21 South Africa Premier League log with 31 points.
Jamal has been at Al-Hilal since 2018 but has as well previously featured for Express FC (2011-2012), KCCA FC (2012-2014) and Al-Merrikh (2014-2018).
The 26-year-old has been an integral figure at Sudanese giants, helping them compete in both the Confederation Cup and the Champions League.
At the national team, he has featured since 2012 but has only been limited to just six caps as Dennis Onyango has in those years held the number one spot.
Should he nail the deal, he will add to a host of players to trade their game in South Africa with the likes of Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns), Moses Waiswa (Supersport United), Watenga (Chippa) already key pillars in their respective teams.