Ugandan Khalid Aucho guides Tanzania’s Yanga SC to 28th domestic title

Uganda Cranes vice captain Khalid Aucho helps Yanga SC win their 28th premier league title and are undefeated thanks to goals from Fiston Mayele (35′ and 68′) and Chiko Ushindi (52′) as they defeated Coastal union 3-0 at Benjamin Mkapa stadium

Ugandan Khalid Aucho guides Tanzania’s Yanga SC to 28th domestic title
Ugandan Khalid Aucho

By John Kusolo

Uganda Cranes vice captain Khalid Aucho helps Yanga SC win their 28th premier league title and are undefeated thanks to goals from Fiston Mayele (35′ and 68′) and Chiko Ushindi (52′) as they defeated Coastal union 3-0 at Benjamin Mkapa stadium

Young Africans aka Yanga SC were crowned champions of the NBC Tanzania Premier League with 3 matches left to play. The team has won the title going 27 matches unbeaten and are looking forward to end the season without defeat. Yanga SC will represent Tanzania at the upcoming CAF Champions League while Uganda will be represented by SC Vipers.

Khalid Aucho Factfile Club career Gor Mahia F.C.

Aucho played for Kenya Premier League side Gor Mahia F.C. from 2015 to May 2016. He joined GorMahia from Tusker and was unveiled on 8 January 2015 at Nyayo Stadium. He scored his first goal for GorMahia on 22 March 2015 in the 41st minute against Chemilli Sugars F.C. with GorMahia winning 3–1. Aucho played his last game for GorMahia on 25 May 2016 at Moi Stadium Kisumu against Sofapaka F.C., where he headed in the opener for the Kenyan champions in the sixth minute, with GorMahia finishing the first leg on top of the table having 29 points.

In July 2016, Aucho went on trial at Scottish Premiership side Aberdeen. The move to Aberdeen collapsed, however, after a transfer fee snag between the clubs. After unsuccessful trials in Scotland, Aucho was signed by Baroka F.C. from South Africa at a fee reported to be 200,000 Rands (approximately KSh1.6million).

Baroka F.C.

On 24 August 2016, Aucho was signed by Premier Soccer League side Baroka F.C. He made his debut on 15 October 2016 in a Premier Soccer League match played at Cape Town Stadium at the 50th minute replacing Chauke Mfundhisii.

Serbia

In February 2017, in the last days of the winter transfer period, Aucho went to Red Star Belgrade following a recommendation by the Uganda national team coach Milutin Sredojević. Red Star immediately sent him to OFK Beograd on loan until the end of the season. Due to administrative problems with missing visa, Aucho formally signed a six-month deal with OFK Beograd. Next the club relegated to the Serbian League Belgrade, Aucho trained with Red Star Belgrade for a period in 2017, after which he left the club in June same year.

India

Aucho joined East Bengal February for last few matches of the 2017–18 I-league and Indian Super Cup. He featured all the four matches of the club in 2018 Indian Super Cup. He was released after the competition.

In September 2018 he joined another Indian club in Churchill Brothers.[18][19] He made his league debut for the club on 28 October 2018, playing all ninety minutes in a 0–0 away draw with Minerva Punjab.[20] He scored his first league goal for the club on 9 December 2018 in a 4–1 home victory over Aizawl F.C. His goal, assisted by Israil Gurung, was scored in the 23rd minute and made the score 1–0 to Churchill Brothers.

Makkasa SC

In July 2019 Aucho joined Misr Lel Makkasa SC on a two-year contract. ] In his first season at the club he made 21 appearances scoring twice,[23] in his second season he made 13 appearances.

Young Africans S.C.

Aucho moved to Tanzanian club Young Africans S.C. in August 2021.