Gor Mahia’s Tito Okello opts for South Sudan

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Ugandan attacking midfielder Tito Okello got a call up to national team just weeks after penning a deal at Gor Mahia.

Instead of playing for Uganda, the tall Okello who previously played for Vipers of Uganda, opted to play for South Sudan, citing their belief in him being the reason they have given him a chance.

“South Sudan believes in me, that’s why they made that official move to invite me to play for them,” noted OKello who left Kenya for South Sudan via Ethiopia.

The midfielder will be hoping to earn his maiden cap for South Sudan says a call up to a national team is a big dream for every footballer.

“The call up means a lot to me because playing for a national team is not something small and to be precise, it’s a dream of every player.”

South Sudan will be facing Cameroon in a friendly match scheduled for October 10.

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