Rashid Yakini, born on 20th February 1998 in Arua, Uganda, joined Arua Hill SC in 2019, after playing secondary football for six years with Welden S.S Mbarara from 2013 to 2016 and, Buddo S.S 2017, and Bulo Parents S.S in 2018.
He is a product of Post Primary Copa Coca Cola games as records show he featured in the 2017 finals Buddo lost to Masaka S.S in Masaka.
Yakini made his official debut for the Club on August 2019 in a friendly match against Arua Soccer Academy. The match ended in a one all draw.
Yakini is a centre back who can play from the back and is celebrated for being a ball-playing centre-back. He has been praised for his composure with the ball, defensive skills, range of passing, vision and versatility as he can play in all defensive lines including defensive midfield, left and right fullback.