Last month, Kabula Ssaza advertised for the vacant coaching position in their hunt for a suitable tactician to guide the team to it’s maiden Masaza Cup Victory.
The latest reports indicate that a total of 30 coaches have applied for the head coach role at Kabula prior to the 2020 Masaza Cup tournament.
The long list of applicants includes history maker Frank Mulindwa who also handles two teams, Royal Giants High School and Munta Royal College all competing at the same level.
According to Kawowo Sports, former Entebbe Young, Busiro and KKL coach Richard Tamale Kiwanuka Pinto is among the many who are racing for the job.
Also, four former Uganda Cranes internationals; Joseph Nestroy Kizito, Dan Obote, David Yiga and Joseph Harold Mutyaba have expressed their interest in the vacancy.
Other candidates include Nigerian Felix Ifeanyi Nsosu, John Ongodia, David Yiga, Ronald Wamala, Smart Wasswa, Muhammed Ssenfuma, Robert Kafeero, Ali Tabuley, George William Ssengasi, Fred Kasekeela and many others.
Kabula is expected to name it’s head coach before the climax of this week.
Several Teams have already confirmed their coaches, despite the tournament’s fate hanging in balance as the country battles the Coronavirus pandemic.
These include, Busiro (Paul Kiwanuka), Bulemeezi (Simon Peter Mugerwa), Gomba (Ibrahim Kirya), Mawogola (Simon Ddungu), Buluuli (Noah Mugerwa), Buvuma (Ifan Ikoba), Butambala (Emuron Recoba) and Buddu (Steven Bogere) among others.
The 2020 Masaza Cup tournament is earmarked for June.
Bulemeezi is the tournament defending Champion after defeating Busiro 1-0 in last year’s competition final at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.
Full List of applicants:
Jessy Lukoki, Richard Tamale, Joseph Nestroy Kizito, Andrew Ssali, Frank Mulindwa, Swaibu Kamisi, Brian Mujuni, Noel Etyang, Paddy Kakande, Josh Tamale, Swaleh Kamya, Michael Kalyesubula, Dan Obote, Imran Musisi, Patrick Mikam, Asuman Galiwango, Raymmid Muhammed Kisekka, Joseph Harold Mutyaba, Ken Rogers Tezigwa, Felix Ifeanyi Nsosu, Denis Kiyimba Mulangira, John Ongodia, David Yiga, Ronald Wamala, Smart Wasswa, Muhammed Ssenfuma, Robert Kafeero, Ali Tabuley, George William Ssengasi, Fred Kasekeela
Masaza Cup All Time Winners:
2010: Not Held