Micho rejoins Uganda as Cranes head coach

FUFA has announced the return of Milutin Micho Sredojevic as the new head coach for Uganda Cranes.

The Serbian tactician recently parted ways with the Football Association of Zambia.

He has made a comeback to Uganda after agreeing to pen a three-year renewable contract effective August 1.

Micho has been handed the contractual mandate to name his backroom staff and will address the media on August 3.

Micho officially announced

“Federation of Uganda Football Associations hereby announces that Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has been appointed Head coach of the Uganda Cranes on a three-year renewable contract effective August 1, 2021.”

“The head coach has a contractual mandate to name his backroom staff.”

“Sredojevic will address the media on Tuesday, August 1, 2021. It is Our Game, It is Our Country,” statement from Fufa reads.

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His coaching journey

Micho started his African adventure that started at Kampala club Villa SC when was still in his early 30s.

At Villa SC, he guided the club to three consecutive top-flight titles (2001-02, 2002-03, and 2003-04).

But the 2001-02 season will forever remain memorable in the history books of Uganda’s football.

SC Villa won with only one loss in 28 games, on top of being crowned the Uganda Cup winners.

Villa SC, was also league winners the following year.

Micho also guided them to Cecafa Club victors after 17 years since they had last won the championship.

He became manager of Uganda in May 2013 to replace Scotsman Bobby Williamson, who had been fired in April 2013.

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Herman Nnyanzi 'The Analyst' is a Ugandan multimedia sports journalist who started his career in 2017. He has a genuine strong love for sports and expertise, especially football. Contact me on +256704472629 or +256786403603

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