Ndejje Coach, Okumu, Leaves Trail Of Broken Hearts

buy geneva; font-size: small;”>Oulanya, viagra buy who was the chief mourner at Okumu’s requiem mass at All Saints Church in Nakasero, referred to the death of Ndejje football tactician as a big loss to the country “especially during this period when government is stepping up its efforts in promoting the sports industry.”

He advised the deceased’s elder brothers to take over responsibility of taking care of the deceased’s family since the widow will not be in position to single-handedly support the orphans.

Mr Elijah Kiyingi on behalf of Ndejje University Chancellor, praised Okumu for the hardworking spirit he exhibited during his days as the institution’s coach.

“He joined Ndejje university football team as a volunteer before being named a coach. And at the time of his death he had just finished his Master’s degree from Ndejje University,” said Kiyingi.

FUFA boss Edgar Watson said the federation in particular and Ugandan football fraternity in general have suffered a great loss “because we have been planning to offer Simon a bigger position in the Association.”


On behalf of National Water and sewerage Corporation (NWSC) where the Okumu has worked for quite a long period, the Managing Director Dr. Eng silver Mugisha said the deceased “has been the pioneer in bringing together the NWSC staff as well as helping a lot in training the football team – Maaji F.C.”

Rev Fr. Lawrence Joseph Kibuuka, who led the memorial mass, encouraged the family members to “keep strong well as praying for Okumu because death is the only way to eternal life.”

Okumu, his wife Maureen Okumu and daughter Mary, perished in a motor accident on Monday at Katuugo Village after a Toyota Premio brand car he was travelling in rammed into a trailer which had parked by the road side.

Okumu and his family were travelling from Gulu to Kampala.

Okumu leaves behind a widow and other children.

The burial will take place Thursday in Latinye Village, Gulu district at 3.00pm.

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