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Aucho joins Ittihad of Alexandria

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Egyptian league outfit, Ittihad of Alexandria complete signing of Khalid Aucho of Uganda from Misr El Makkasa. Aucho returned to the Egyptian league last year after playing for India’s second-tier side the Churchill brothers.

The 27-year old has impressed with El-Makkasa this season having scored two goals in 21 appearances for the Faiyum based team across all competitions.

He now becomes Ittihad of Alexandria’s first summer signing as the club looks to strengthen ahead of the new league season.

Furthermore, Aucho was born in Jinja on 8th August 1993. He attended Namagabi Primary school, Kayunga, St.Thudus(O-level), Iganga Mixed School (A-level).

He was on the Uganda cranes team that qualified on 4th September 2016 for AFCON for the first time it appeared in the championship after 28 years.

The defensive midfielder has played in various clubs like; Jinja Municipal Council FC from 2009-2010, Water FC, Uganda from 2010-2012, Simba FC in Uganda.

On an international level, Aucho represented the Uganda national team on 38 occasions while making appearances in two Africa Cup of National tournaments. The midfielder had played for many different African sides at the start of his career, including Tanzania’s Simba SC, Tusker FC and Gor Mahia in Kenya.

Aucho joined Gor Mahia side of the Kenya premier league and played there from 2015-May 2016. He had played in the KPL side Tusker before joining Gor Mahia. In 2016 July he went on trial at Scottish Premiership side Aberdeen, however, the trial was unsuccessful.

He was then side by Baroka FC of South Africa in 2016 then progressed to Serbia’s side Red Star Belgrade on the recommendation of Uganda national team coach Milutin Sredojevic. He was loaned to OFK Beograd at the end of that season due to administrative problem with missing visa he, therefore, signed a six-month deal with OFK Beograd.

Aucho joined East Bengal in 2017 thereafter in September 2018 he joined another Indian club, Churchill Brothers. In 2019 July Aucho progressed to Misr El Makkasa SC from where he has joined Ittihad of Alexandria.

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