Uganda Revenue Authority Football Club(URA FC) has officially unveiled Sam Ssimbwa as their new head coach.
The tax collectors have on Thursday made it official that journey man Ssimbwa will replace Paul ‘Latest’ Nkata who threw in the towel on Tuesday following a 7-2 drubbing against KCCA FC.
Ssimbwa comes in as a care taker manager and on a short term basis according to club chairman James Kiiza.
“The URA FC board has today 26th April 2018 appointed Sam Ssimbwa Bamweyana as the club coach up to the end of the season. We believe he has the necessary expertise to lead the team of champions.” Confirmed Kiiza in a press release.
The outspoken coach becomes the third manager at URA FC this season following Ibrahim Kirya and Paul Nkata.
At the time of his departure, Nkata was in charge for only four months but a string of inconsistent performances were capped with an obliterating at the hands of KCCA FC.
Ssimbwa quit his coaching job at Sofapaka in the Kenyan Premier League citing interfere and disrespect from players.
He has been in charge at many clubs both in Uganda and across the region. Among the teams he has managed include KCCA FC, SC Villa, Express FC, Victoria University, Mbale Heroes among others.
URA FC currently occupy 8th place on the log in the league with 31 points.