German Coach Applies For Uganda Cranes Job

Antoine Hey, a Germany tactician has applied for the Uganda Cranes job, the sports minister Charles Bakkabulindi has revealed.

Antoine Hey
Antoine Hey

 

Bakkabulindi told our reporters this morning before dashing for a meeting that Hey had applied to take over the Uganda Cranes job through the Education and Sports Ministry.

The minister said he has a copy of the application on his desk and would consult the Federation of Uganda Football Association.

Interestingly the job has not fallen vacant as the contract of current coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic runs out in May next year. Hey is currently the technical Director for the Libya Football FA.

Interestingly the job has not fallen vacant as the contract of current coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic runs out in May next year.  But the Minister said he has seen press reports indicating that Sredojevic could join Free State Stars in South Africa.

Ahmed Hussein, the FUFA spokesperson said they are not aware of Hey’s application.

He however, stated that the national team coaching job has not fallen vacant yet as Sredojevic is still in-charge. Hey began his management career in Germany with VfR Neumünster before moving to handle Lesotho’s national team.

The Germany born coach later managed Gambia from September 2006 to March 2007 before signing to handle Liberia’s national side in 2008.

In February 2009, he was appointed head coach of Harambe stars of Kenya. But after disputes with the governing body over team selection he walked out on Kenya’s national team shortly before the final World Cup qualifier against Nigeria.

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