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Bukedde Scribe lands Proline job

Abdallah Mubiru has landed a New Year's gift!

A celebrated journalist with Bukedde News Paper, a sister publication to the government New Vision paper, Abdallah Mubiru, 39 has been appointed the new head coach for Proline FC. This is his second appointment in a stretch of two months after the FUFA executive named him an assistant coach for the U20 National team in November.

Proline is a super Division club owned by Mujib Kasule. FUFA President Lawrence Mulindwa in November this year appointed Kasule his Vice President in charge of USL. Kasule later told an executive committee meeting that he was considering retiring from a coaching career to concentrate on his new appointment. He also promised, he would find a suitable replacement to take over from him.

Mubiru confirmed the appointment when contacted on phone yesterday saying, ‘Its an affordable but challenging  task…..I shall offer my best” . Mubiru, started his footballing career in 1991 when he featured for the First Division side UCI-Tororo and guided the club into Super Division. Between 1992-93, he joined Dairy Cooperation which was also elevated to the super Division side during his time as a player. In 1994-1996, he played for SC Villa and with him, the club lifted the Super Division title in 1994.

He later crossed to KCC FC where he stayed till 1999 winning the League cup in 1997. In 1999, he joined  Military Police where he ended his career as a player in 2001. In the same year year, Kibuli Secondary School hired his services as a coach a position he has held to-date. Cranes players like Henry Kalungi and Ivan Bukenya among others have gone through his hands. He has lifted two National Post Primary Coca Cola championship (2002, 2005) and three UMEA Schools’ trophies (2002, 2004 and 2006) to become the most successful coach at Kibuli SS. His side has lost three times in the finals under his overall command.

Editor’s Comments: Proline FC seem not to have made a wrong choice and we wish Abdallah the best at his new station. (Compiled by Rogers Mulindwa, Head of Communications-FUFA)


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