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Abdallah Mubiru named Cranes interim coach

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 10th July 2019 01:16 PM

Abdullah Mubiru will be assisted by Livingstone Mbabazi and Sadiq Wasswa as assistant coach and goalkeeping coach respectively.

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Abdullah Mubiru will be assisted by Livingstone Mbabazi and Sadiq Wasswa as assistant coach and goalkeeping coach respectively.

CHAN 2020 Qualifiers

First Round

First leg

July 26-28

Somalia v Uganda

Return leg

August 2-4

Uganda Cranes v Somalia

National soccer governing body (FUFA) has appointed a Uganda Cranes interim technical team that will be in charge of 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers between Uganda and Somalia later this month.

Abdallah Mubiru will be the coach and will be assisted by Livingstone Mbabazi and Sadiq Wasswa as assistant coach and goalkeeping coach respectively. Former Cranes skipper Geoffrey Massa will be the team coordinator.

This was revealed by the FUFA President Moses Magogo at press conference hosted today at their headquarters in Mengo.

“We have appointed these people on interim basis. But if they want to apply for the role of Uganda Cranes coach they can go on. We have opened applications for both Ugandans and non-Ugandans to take up that position of being Cranes coach,”Magogo said.

The four appointed on interim were in charge of the Cranes team that competed in COSAFA Cup that was hosted in South Africa last month.

The team replaces comes former Cranes coach Sebastien Desabre  who terminated his contract to join Egyptian claub Pyramids FC after Uganda had been eliminated by Senegal in the ongoing Nations Cup in Egypt.

 

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