Former Uganda Cranes assistant coach Mathias Lule has been appointed as the head coach for Tanzania Premier League side Mbeya City Football Club.
The development was confirmed on Wednesday by Mbeya City Football Club’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Afisa Mtendaji Mkuu in a press release.
“Mbeya City Football has announced Mathias Lule as a head coach from now. A special committee passed the name of Lule, a Ugandan after he accumulated 41 votes of all members. The club board formed special committee to scan requests and cv’s sent by coaches with regards to the vacancy announced. 14 coaches with class A (4 Tanzanians and 10 foreigners from Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Ureno, Mexico and Italy,” read the statement.
Lule has been inactive since being relieved from the Uganda Cranes technical department in the aftermath of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The CAF “A” licensed tactician previously coached Entebbe, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), Uganda Revenue Authority (as assistant coach), Express FC and most recently Proline Football Club.
As a player, he featured for State House, Iganga, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Uganda Hippos and Uganda Cranes senior team as a defender.