Micho To Succeed – Okwi

viagra approved geneva;”>Micho, order as he is popularly known, was last week appointed the Uganda coach on a two-year deal, replacing Scotsman Bobby Williamson, whose nearly five years at the helm was brought to an abrupt end by Fufa.

Okwi, who now plays for Etoile du Sahel and one of three leading Cranes strikers, will miss the June 1 friendly match between Uganda and hosts Libya as he will be busy on continental assignment with his Tunisian side.

The other two to miss the game are the rested Cyprus-based Geoffrey Massa and injured Brian Umony, who plays with Tanzania’s Azam.

But the former Simba talisman (Okwi) believes the available players will do the country fair representation in Tripoli and that Micho’s knowledge of the local game can only help the Cranes cause on a whole.

“To me, “I think he’s (Micho) got it (capability) because of his experience in African soccer and knowledge about Ugandan players.”


Asked whether Micho will command the dressing room respect, Okwi said: “Yeah, I’m sure he will.”

Micho has coached at SC Villa in Uganda before where he won two league titles, one Uganda Cup and a Cecafa Club plaque.

He has also coached at Orlando Pirates (South Africa), St George (Ethiopia), Yanga (Tanzania), as well as reached two semifinals of Caf Confederation Cup 2010 and Caf Champions League 2011 with Sudan’s Al Hilal.

The 43-year-old’s first competitive assignment includes next month’s World Cup qualifying home games against Liberia and Angola. Uganda is bottom of their group with just two points, with Senegal top on five.

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