Sport
Mwesigwa urges footballers on discipline
Publish Date: Feb 26, 2014
Mwesigwa urges footballers on discipline
Andy Mwesigwa has enjoyed a lengthy spell as a professional. Photo by Mpalanyi Ssentongo
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Bruno Mugooda

CRANES captain Andy Mwesigwa has tipped amateur football players in Uganda to maintain discipline if they are to seek for professional football.

The Cranes captain was speaking at a gathering of football fans and players at Mainstreet Primary School Playground on Saturday where he urged players to be disciplined, hardworking and God fearing.

'I grew up in Jinja town so I know that east or west, home is best and Jinja is my home after my short football career. As one's career in football is just for a few years, you really have to sacrifice for it as an investment to succeed and join the professional ranks.” Mwesigwa said.

“So if you are to become a professional player, you have to be hardworking during training, be disciplined towards your club leaders and with this also try to avoid alcohol, drugs and smoking. This will help you succeed in life as a professional footballer”, added Mwesigwa who plies his trade in the Vietnam league.

He added that above all, every footballer must be God fearing.

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
Peace Proscovia to grace USPA gala
Uganda’s She Cranes captain Peace Proscovia returns on Monday ahead of the annual Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) gala scheduled for this Saturday at Imperial Royale Hotel....
Big hype, huge money for
The countdown is on to Saturday''s showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, the $400 million "fight of the century" with a place in boxing''s pantheon of greats on the line....
Uganda is turning into a sports hub
Is Uganda becoming a sports hub? There are all signs that the answer here is in the affirmative....
Uganda Cup: KCC confident of reaching final
KCCA captain Ssaka Mpiima is optimistic that his side will reach the Uganda Cup final for the second time in a row. KCCA were beaten by URA 4-2 on penalties after 2-2 draw in the last edition....
Nkumba, UPDF, Police wins in handball league
The national women handball league defending champions Nkumba University opened the season on strong note whipping Police metro 27-17 in the games played at Nkumba University ground on Saturday....
Vipers coach Edward Golola has asked his players to stay focused ahead of their remaining league games....
Do you support KCCA'S move to return city communter buses?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter