Uganda fullback Obua in West Ham trials

Uganda left-back David Obua is set for trials with West Ham United.

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Obua is available from South African giants Kaizer Chiefs and is understood to have trained with the Hammers on Friday in a bid to impress Alan Curbishley.

Obua recently told reporters: "As a professional, I have to weigh up my options and make a decision. I have many offers, but I'm not about to rush.

"One thing is for sure, I'm not returning to South Africa. I have nothing to prove in South Africa because I believe I've won everything as an individual. I need a new challenge that will only be realised in Europe."

Obua has won over 20 caps for Uganda, even scoring a hat-trick for the Cranes in an African Nations Cup qualifier against Niger in September 2007.

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