Uganda national football team coach Sebastien Desabre has been unveiled by Egyptian football club, Pyramids FC, as their new coach.
“Sébastien Desabre is our new Coach. Welcome Master,” Pyramids FC announced on Monday afternoon.
The development comes hardly a week after the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) announced the termination of Desabre’s contract which was expected to expire later this year.
Desabre was on December 28, 2017 unveiled as the Uganda Cranes’ coach on a two-year deal.
Fufa on Sunday said the reasons for termination of Desabre’s employment contract were “for the benefit and growth of both parties.”
The coach’s departure also came after Uganda Cranes bowed out of African Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt.
The players, who had earlier staged a sit-down strike and refused to train due to delayed bonuses, were defeated by Senegal.
While Desabre, 42, had never coached a national team before taking on Uganda Cranes, he does have a lot of club experience, mainly in north Africa with spells in Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria and Morocco.
He trained Esperance in Tunisia and Wydad Casablanca in Morocco.
Desabre replaced Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic who terminated his contract over unpaid wages in July, 2017.
Micho led Uganda to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Gabon, the first time the Cranes had reached the finals since 1978.