By Spy Uganda
Kampala: Uganda Cranes Head coach Milutin Sredojevic has named Moses Basena as a replacement for Livingstone Mbabazi in the position of assistant coach of the National Senior team.
As per authority given to him by FUFA to select the technical team, Micho previously named Livingstone Mbabazi as the Assistant, Fred Kajoba as Goalkeeping coach, Geoffrey Massa as Team Manager, Ivan Ssewanyana as the team’s Physiotherapist and left the remaining slots to be filled by FUFA.
However, according to a statement from FUFA, Mbabazi opted to remain at his club yet the federation’s objective is to have a national team coach who is not attached to any club.
Charles Livingstone Mbabazi (born 18 October 1980) is a former Uganda international footballer and current coach.
Before coaching, Mbabazi played for Ireland’s St Patrick. He had also played for Al Ahly SC in the Egyptian Premier League. There after, he protracted negotiations for his international release with the Federation of Uganda Football Associations, he made his Saints debut on St Stephen’s Day 1999 against Athlone Town in the Leinster Senior Cup.
Mbabazi became a huge fans’ favourite, scoring his first goal against Longford Town in a League match at Richmond Park. Memorably, he scored a goal at home to Bray Wanderers, just four days after the death of his father and brother in Uganda.