Goalkeeper Dennis Onyango Masinde has hinted at following former Uganda defender Hassan Mawanda Wasswa’s footsteps and possibly hanging up his boots in the near future.
The Mamelodi Sundowns custodian while conveying his farewell message to the dreadlocked defender congratulated him on his 13 years service.
“On & Off the field, you were one of the best guys around. Congratulations on a great 13yr Cranes Flag of Uganda career & know am soon following suit. But first, enjoy your retirement and be proud. All the best team warrior & fighter Fisted hand,” Onyango wrote on Twitter.
He added, “I would like to personally congratulate you on your retirement from International football. I enjoyed playing and working with you during your time with the Uganda Cranes and I consider you not only a valuable asset to the team but an enjoyable presence you were in the team as well.
“I wish you the best in your future endeavors. Retirement will surely offer you many opportunities which I know you will embrace wholeheartedly just as you did with the Cranes. Best wishes, Assistant captain,” the tweet ended.
Defender Hassan Mawanda Wasswa on Friday announced his retirement from the national side after 13 years of raising Uganda’s flag high (75 caps).