The Federation of Uganda Football Association has named Sheryl Botes as Crested Crane coach
FUFA President Magogo Moses Hassim and company FUFA CEO Edgar Watson Suubi unveiled her today.
Botes who takes over from Charles Ayiekho was unveiled earlier today at FUFA complex Mengo. She signed a three-year deal and will also oversee the other Women’s National Teams (U17 and U20).
Speaking at Mengo Magogo said “I want to applaud Botes for being the most successful candidate among the many who applied for the job, we welcome you to Uganda. I want to assure you that the Federation will give you the maximum support that you need to achieve the goals of the Federation and also your individual goals,” Magogo said.
According to Magogo, the federation received 28 applications including five from Ugandans however Botes emerged as the suitable candidate for the job.
She served as the Head Coach of the SAFA Girls Soccer Academy situated at the High-Performance Centre (HPC) in Pretoria.
She will be assisted by two South African professionals in her backroom staff (Goalkeeping and a Sports Scientist), with plans to incorporate local coaches after her consultation process.