Godfrey Cadribo, a young footballer who has been studying at Uganda Christian Christian University (UCU) in Mukono has departed for the United States of America.
Cadribo has also been a scorer in Park FC which features in the National Futsal League
The 20 year old landed a sport scholarship with North Carolina Wesleyan College where he will double his studies with football, playing for the College Men’s soccer team.
He was seen off at Entebbe International Airport by his family led by the father Joseph Egondua (the assistant general secretary of Uganda Allied Health Examination board), mother (Janet Verronica Mukunjiru, a primary teacher in Mukono) as well as close friends.
Cardribo’s placement and scholarship at North Carolina Wesleyan College was secured by football enthusiastic-cum-administrator, Henry “Gafford” Barungi.
A humbled Barungi, also an administrator at Gafford Ladies women Football club in the FUFA Elite league noted;
“Thanks to God that I managed to successfully get a scholarship for Godfrey Cadribo at North Carolina Wesleyan College where he will undertake a four year course, majoring in Information Computer systems, said Barungi when contacted.
“He has already left and special appreciation to his parents who fully facilitated his travel expenses to the United States.
“We just pray the best for him to perform well in his studies and football career development.
Cardribo joins three female players currently on sports scholarships in the United States of America.
Two time FUFA Women Elite league winner Sandra Nabweteme is currently enrolled at Oklahoma State University.
Joan Nakirya and Sandra Nantumbwe are at the Redlands community College.
The trio also both study and play football in the states.