Members of the Uganda Cranes team celebrate a goal

The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has today announced it is seeking applicants for the Uganda Cranes Coach, with Zambian football legend Kalushya Bwalya named to head the five-man inaugural search team.

“We have considered Kalusha Bwalya because of his legacy in African football as a player, an administrator and a member of the CAF Technical Committee” said FUFA CEO Edgar Watson, while addressing the press at FUFA House in Mengo.

Other members on the committee include Watson (FUFA CEO and member of the CAF Technical Committee), Asuman Lubowa (FUFA Technical Director), Livingstone Kyambadde (Chairman Uganda Football Coaches’ Association) and a representative from the National Council of Sports.

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According to Watson, both local and foreign tacticians can apply for the job which fell vacant after Serbian coach Micho Sredjovic quit.

“Applications are now open for the Uganda Cranes job and the qualified applicants from Uganda and abroad can apply” said Watson, adding:  “Applicants will send their applications through ( starting 23rd to 29th October 2017.”

The shortlist will be presented to the FUFA Executive for the final decision on who becomes the next Uganda Cranes coach and the new coach will be announced by November 15, 2017.

Moses Basena has been in charge of the Uganda Cranes as the interim coach since the resignation of Micho in August.

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