Alexis Bbakka makes scoring headlines in Sweden
Alexis Bbakka makes scoring headlines in Sweden
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Alexis Bbakka makes scoring headlines in Sweden

Ugandan-born striker Alexis Bbakka is currently making headlines in Sweden for the right reasons – scoring.

Bbakka, has so far scored five goals and registered four assists in the opening four matches of the Swedish Division 1 Norra league for his club, Carlstad United BK.

The latest goal came in their 3-0 win on the road away to Gefle IF FF at the Gavlevallen stadium in Gävle.

Timothy McNeil opened the scoring on the half-hour mark with sublime finish off Bbakka’s assist.

Bbakka then netted his fifth goal of the season in the 38th minute as Carlstad United BK took a 2-0 comfortable half time lead.

Oscar Danielsson wrapped up the scoring business with the third goal, and Bbakka nearly claimed it with a touch as the ball rolled to the net.

This was Carlstad United BK’s third victory in as many as four games.

The victory at Gefle IF pushed them to second on the 16 team log with 10 points, two behind the red hot leaders Sandviken who are yet to lose any point.

They opened the season at home with a 2-0 win against forward with Bbakka scoring both goals.

Then, they drew two all on the road away to Akropolis IF at Spånga (Bbakka scored once).

Carlstad United BK condemned BK Sollentuna 3-1 at their Karlstad fortress, Bbaka scoring the second goal after just 10 minutes.

This Wednesday, 1st May 2019, Carlstad United visits Vasalunds IF before hosting IF Sylvia on Sunday, 5th May.

Bbakka’s agent, Jens Leidewall, is delighted about his client’s rich form at the moment.

"Bbakka is hardworking, young and focused. The hard work and commitment are the current fruits and he has plenty of room to become a world-class player."

"He has learned a lot from great coaches in Europe and through the games on a high level. Already, offers are coming in for him. There is one club in Switzerland, 7 in Swedish Allsvenskan League and 2 clubs in Norwegian league that have expressed interest in him," Leidewall said. 

Leidewall also represents a couple of other Ugandan players as Abraham Ndugwa, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Allan Kyambadde, Thomas Kakaire, Daniel Isiagi Opolot, Ibrahim Sadam Juma, Frank ‘Zagga’ Tumwesigye, Muhammed Sharif Ochaya, among others.

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