Azam Uganda Premier League (UPL) table leaders KCCA have terminated the contract of their assistant manager Sam Ssimbwa.
In a statement released by the club on Tuesday afternoon, the sacking follows Fufas ban on the tactician for eight months for what they referred to as behaving in an unethical manner.
An audio recording in a voice believed to be that of Ssimbwa has the coach claiming he bribes match officials to win KCCA football matches.
“Following an investigation into the personal conduct of Mr. Sam Bamweyana Ssimbwa, the Fufa Ethics Committee, on the 14th of April 2016, resolved to suspend him from all football related activities for a period of eight (8) months…” reads in part a club statement on their website.
It continues: “…on account of professional and ethical misconduct in accordance with Article 9 (1) of the Fufa Code of Ethics.
“The Executive Committee of KCCA FC has, therefore, determined that Mr. Sam Bamweyana Ssimbwa’s contract for the provision of managerial services to the Club was frustrated as a result of the said suspension, and thereby deemed ‘unenforceable.’
“Accordingly, Mr. Sam Bamweyana Ssimbwa has been relieved of all duties, privileges and obligations, as the Assistant Manager to KCCA Football Club, with immediate effect.
“The Management of KCCA Football club wishes to thank Mr. Sam Bamweyana Ssimbwa for his service at the club and wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors.”
Ssimbwa’s Coaching Career
Health FC (1998), Mbale Heroes FC (1999-2000), Masaka LC FC (2001), Military Police FC (2002), KCCA FC (thrice 2002, 2009 & 2015-16), Top TV FC (2003-2004), Rwandan ATRACO FC (2006), Express FC. (2007 & 2013), Simba SC (2008) and Kenyan Sofapaka FC (2009-2010), Somalia national football team (2012), SCVU (2011-2012), Police FC (Rwanda 2013-2014) SC Villa (2014).