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FUFA re-name Micho Sredojevic as Uganda Cranes new Coach.

Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) have named Serbian born Coach Sredojevic Milutin ‘Micho’ as Uganda Cranes next head coach on a 3 year contract.

Micho replaces Northern Ireland coach, Johnathan Mcknistry who was sacked early this year.

“Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) hereby announces that Mr. Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has been appointed Head coach of the Uganda Cranes on a three year renewable contract effective 1st August 2021. Media Release The Head coach has a contractual mandate to name his backroom staff. Mr. Milutin Sredojevic will address the media on” . FUFA statement

Micho returns to Uganda Cranes job after four years since leaving the same job for unpaid salaries.

In July 2017, the 51 year old coach held a press conference and confirmed his departure from Cranes coaching and later on was unveiled at South Africa club Orlando Pirates before crossing to Egyptian giants Zamalek SC.

He has been Coaching Zambia national football team before agreeing with the FA federation to part ways after his contract has been left with few months to end.

Micho was in charge of Uganda Cranes when Uganda returned to African Cup of Nations final tournament after 39 years when Uganda defeated Comoros (1-0) Curtesy of a goal from Miya Farouq in 2017.

Micho’s immediate task will be handling Uganda Cranes in the upcoming 2022 Qatar World Cup Qualifiers in month of September were Uganda is pooled in group B alongside Mali, Kenya and Rwanda.

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