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Gavin Kizito


Sports Club Villa is delighted to confirm the signing of Gavin Kizito Mugweri on a three-year contract.

Kizito joins the Jogoos as a free agent after a short stint at the Egyptian side Al Ittihad Alexandria Club. Before traveling to Egypt, Gavin was The Jogoos’ defender and skipper in the 2021/22 season.

He has also featured and played in both of Uganda Cranes’ AFCON 2023 Qualification games against Algeria and Niger. He rose through the ranks from the U-17, U-20, and U-23 setups. He was a captain for the Uganda U-20 team and won silver at the 2021 U-20 AFCON championships hosted in Mauritania. In 2019, Gavin guided St. Mary’s Kitende to the Copa Coca-Cola and FEASSSA triumphs.

Gavin Kizito Mugweri

Gavin Kizito said:

“Villa is a club that has always had a special place in my heart, and I have been overwhelmed by the welcome messages from everyone at the club. I cannot wait to play for the Jogoos when the season begins. I’m looking forward to reaching our desired goals as a team, and I hope we have a very successful season ahead.”