Harrison, NJ (Sports Network) - Red Bull New York announced Thursday that the club has signed defender Ibrahim Sekagya, pending the receipt of his P-1 Visa and International Transfer Certificate.
Sekagya mainly featured in the center of defense for New York's sister club, Red Bull Salzburg of the Austrian Bundesliga. He featured in a total of 165 games for Salzburg and scored six goals.
"We are delighted to sign Ibrahim and we are sure his experience will strengthen our options in defense," said Red Bulls Sporting Director Andy Roxburgh. "He was well respected and liked by our colleagues at Red Bull Salzburg and we are confident he can play a role in our team as we enter into the second half of our regular season."
The 32-year-old was a member of the Uganda national team, earning 26 caps before his retirement from international soccer.