Charles Livingstone Mbabazi has become the first casualty of the axe in the 2016/17 Azam Uganda Premier League (UPL) after URA officially announced terminating his contract.
In a statement released on the club’s official communication portal, Mbabazi was sacked for gross misconduct and absenteeism.
“Mbabazi Charles’s contract has been terminated with immediate effect by the URA Football Club following his gross misconduct and absenteeism from the team’s trainings, matches and other official events on several junctures…” read the statement in parts.
Further, the statement shows the former KCCA and St. Patrick Athletic midfielder, who also featured for Wandegeya in the evening of his career, isn’t a first time offender.
Mbabazi has appeared and written apologies to the URA FC Board, with the latest being on August 08th 2016. On this date, he appeared to the Club Board for his misconduct and absenteeism. He promised to change or the club terminates his contract.
The club however wished Mbabazi, former Coach at Bright Stars all the best in his career statistically showing how the club has performed in the league since he joined the technical staff in February 15, 2016.
Mbabazi joined URA FC on February 15th 2016 replacing Kefa Kisala who was elevated to Head coach, during his time as assistant coach; the Club has won 20 league points from 13 matches (5wins, 5Draws and 3Loses). The Club wished him the best in his footballing career.
Mbabazi’s sacking implies the search for an assistant to Kisala begins with immediate effect.
The Tax collectors have collected just two points from a possible six in the new campaign and host Vipers on September 6 in their next game.