Former Uganda Cranes international, David Obua, is the new URA FC head coach. He was announced in his new role on Thursday on a one-year contract.

“We are delighted to announce the appointment of David Obua as the new head coach of the club on a 1 year contract,” the club posted on X, formerly Twitter.

The former Cranes captain, Police, Kaizer Chiefs (South Africa) and Hearts (Scotland) star replaces legendary Sam Timbe, who recently passed on.

Timbe’s former assistant, Fred Muhumuza, has been in interim charge of the team, and will stay on as part of Obua’s team.

According to the club statement, Obua, 39, will be assisted by Peter Byaruhanga Adyeeri as first assistant coach, Fred Muhumuza (2nd Assistant Coach) and Robert Mukasa (3rd Assistant Coach).”

Ilic Milos (Fitness Coach), Byron Okuba (Strength and conditioning Coach), Swaibu Ssebagala (Goalkeeping Coach), Joseph Lubega (Doctor), Isaac Ngondwe (Physio), Luggya Ronald (Kits Manager) and Bosco Otim (Assistant Kits Manager) complete Obua’s backroom staff.

Obua’s first game in charge will be against StarTimes Uganda Premier League (SUPL) high flyers, Kitara, next Friday. The Tax Collectors are currently seventh on nine points after six matches.

 

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  1. What a perfect idea,Obua is a modern football thing for I guess he’ll work.

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