Kampala: The former Uganda cranes star Sam Ssimbwa has been appointed as the head coach for Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Football Club on a three years contract.
Ssimbwa has served as an interim coach for URA after Paul Nkata resigned following URA’s 7-2 defeat against KCCA at star time’s stadium, Lugogo.
“URA FC is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam Ssimbwa as Head Coach, He will guide the team for the next three seasons,” said URA’s Chairman James Kizza.
He said Sam Ssimbwa will work alongside Robert Mukasa (Assistant Coach), Nsumba Augustine (Assistant Coach), Kigundu Steven (Assistant Coach-Goal Keeper) who served as a care taker of URA football for two and half months.
In his remarks, Ssimbwa lauded URA FC for this opportunity availed to him and vowed to win Uganda cup and Uganda premier league for the club in the forthcoming season.
“I am an experienced coach ready to use teamwork to get results, I am not a journeyman like most people allege. I work and serve interests of football” he said at Nakawa URA FC offices.
He has coached various clubs which include KCCA, Soana, Military Police, SC Villa Jogoo, Sofapaka (Kenya) among others.