Bul Sack Coach Dhaira, Kato Through SMS, Lumu to Take Over

Coach Fred Lumu(extreme right) during Thursday training session. He is expected to replace Dhaira

BUL Football Club have parted ways with long serving goalkeeping coach Bright ‘Asec’ Dhaira, for sale ChimpSport can confirm.

According to our reliable source, approved the Cranes ex international received the information earlier on Monday while preparing to report to the team’s training ground at Jinja SS grounds.

“Bul officials sent the coach (Bright Dhaira) a message through his phone informing him not to turn up for the team training and that someone else had been selected to carry out the sessions,” our source revealed the context of the message which we couldn’t independently verify.

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The club chairman Mr. Alias Silva was hesitant to confirm or reject the rumors directing the question to his secretary and CEO Mr Salumin.

“I think its best you ask the secretary because I have not been around for the past few days,” Alias replied in a phone conversation.

When asked about coach Fred Lulu’s presence in the team’s training, he said “I think the technical team wants to work with him, so we may take him.”

Mr. Alias however restrained from answering further questions.

“Dhaira’s contract was expiring and we were not very keen to renew,” Bul CEO Mr. Salmin told Chimpsport adding that, “the team is in advance talks with coach Lumu and if his terms are favorable then he will take up the job. However Dhaira is still an option.”

Kato fired!

Second assistant coach Hussein Kato also learnt he was sacked on Thursday through a phone message. ChimpSport observed him seated on the sidelines while training was on. He was promoted to the coaching ranks last season after two impressive stints at Kakindu.

Coach Fred ‘Baller’ Lumu has previously held same job at KCCA FC before heading for a short stint to Tanzania’s Stand United last season. He holds a Caf C coaching license.

“I was told things have changed in super (UPL) where coaches are required to have some qualifications,” Lumu commented.

Bright Dhaira joined BUL FC from Proline in the 2011/12 season.

Bul FC finished 6th in the league table with 47 points conceding 28, the sixth best record in the league.


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