Abdallah Mubiru and KCCA a perfect match, says Kabugo

Abdullah MubiruKCCA Deputy Director of treasury Julius Kabugo is confident Abdallah Mubiru will succeed at the Lugogo outfit after the he was elevated to the top job with the club.

Mubiru was confirmed as the new head coach on Tuesday, replacing George ‘Best’ Nsimbe, who agreed to join Tanzania’s Azam FC on a two year deal as assistant to Cameroonian John Omog starting February next year and has been offered leave by the club before embarking on a new task..

Kabugo – who is the main man behind the continued financial stability at the Uganda champions linking the club with parent body Kampala Capital City Authority believes the former Proline coach has picked a lot at the perfect club to relaunch his career.

Nsimbe tipped his successor Abdallah Mubiru to do better and stated the club has the quality to defend their crown for a 3rd time in row.
Nsimbe tipped his successor Abdallah Mubiru to do better and stated the club has the quality to defend their crown for a 3rd time in row.

“It’s a very good decision to elevate Mubiru to head coach with so I am really happy with this move,” he said at a dinner organised to send off their most successful coach at Arirang Korean restuarant. “Mubiru has the full backing of the club in his new role.”

Mubiru joined KCCA in the 2012/13 campaign and as worked as Nsimbe’s assistant then. Before that, he was head coach of Proline FC.

“This club is all about continuity and as a result, we have decided to elevate Mubiru to the head coaching role,” manager Ahmed Kabuye also added in affirmation.

John Luyinda and Richard Malinga will work as first and second assistant respectively while David Lumu is goal keeping coach.

Nsimbe praises special KCCA

Nsimbe has hailed the club for all support towards him as he prepares to start a new chapter in his coaching career.

 George 'Best' Nsimbe was handed a signed shirt 15 KCCA jersey as a token of appreciation. Photo: John Batanude
George ‘Best’ Nsimbe was handed a signed shirt 15 KCCA jersey as a token of appreciation. Photo: John Batanude

Speaking after his last game in charge in which KCCA FC beat Kira Young 2-1 at Phillip Omondi stadium,

the soft spoken coach said.

“I thank all the family at KCCA right from the authority, board, players, my technical staff and the fans for the love and support rendered to me while in charge. It’s not been an easy job but with you, it became easy.”

Nsimbe tipped his successor Mubiru to do better and stated the club has the quality to defend their crown for a 3rd time in row.

“I have belief that in Mubiru, the club has a great coach who will do better. Am optimistic they will defend the title.

Brian Umony was the hero on Tuesday scoring a brace in a game that saw Coach George ‘Best’ Nsimbe manage his last game before moving to Azam. PHOTO/ John Batanudde
Brian Umony was the hero on Tuesday scoring a brace in a game that saw Coach George ‘Best’ Nsimbe manage his last game before moving to Azam. PHOTO/ John Batanudde

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