Wednesday Dec 13, 2017. 10:30
The Federation of Ugandan Football Associations has announced that the vacant Uganda coaching job has attracted 90 applications.
FUFA announced that the arrival of Kalusha Bwalya as part of the technical panel will speed up the process of finding a new Cranes mentor.
Bwalya was named to head the five-man panel that will guide the FUFA Executive on the next coach, following the resignation of coach Milutin Sredojevic.
Bwalya was welcomed at FUFA House in Mengo on Tuesday by the FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo and FUFA CEO Edgar Watson.
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“I am here as part of the technical team to give guidance on the new Uganda Cranes coach. I have total belief that Uganda Cranes is a fantastic team is a force to reckon with on the continent at the moment,” said Bwalya.
“The selection of the new coach will help Uganda prepare well for the next international engagements. Zambia and Uganda are in the same group of the 2018 CHAN Finals. The matches between these two countries are always a joy to watch.”
Furthermore, FUFA boss Magogo said the onus to name the new coach lies in FUFA executive’s hands and thanked the Zambian legend.
“Kalusha is here to help us play a role in providing knowledge on the applicants for the job. We are glad Government has shown great signs to support with payment of salary for our next coach,” noted Magogo.
It is announced that Bwalya will meet the Minister of State for Sports, Charles Bakkabulindi, and the FUFA Technical Panel named to help in the search for the next Cranes coach.