Byekwaso Named KCCA Assistant Manager, Substitutes Ssimbwa

KCCA CEO Fred Tamale, chairman Julius Kabugo, Byekwaso and Mike Ray Mutebi during the unveiling at Lugogo

Newly crowned league champions KCCA FC have unveiled former player and tactician Morley Byekwaso as the new assistant coach taking over from Sam Simbwa who was sacked last season.

Byekwaso makes his second comeback to Lugogo since leaving for Sports Club Victoria in January 2013.

Morley Bwekaso started associating with KCCA (then KCC FC) in 1994 when he joined as a ball boy in his mid teens. He was slotted into the team the next season where he enjoyed unrivalled success till 2001 when he controversially switched lanes to bitter rivals SC Villa.

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He made a return in 2009 under coach Sam Ssimbwa. The tactful midfielder was promoted to assistant coach under coach Maria Lule the following season.

He was later handled caretaker coach late in 2012 and resumed to deputizing role when Nsiimbe arrived. He moved to SC VU in January 2013 and later transfered after one and a half season in charge to army side Simba SC in July 2015.

In March this year, here he was suspended at the Bombo stadium by club management on unclear circumstances in which many pundits blame to backroom staff woes synonymous to the side. Simba was later relegated to the lower division after a 20 year journey in the topflight.

Morley has also managed Luzira United, order Ngege FC and Proline Soccer Academy.

“I feel happy and privileged to work under my mentor and father. I look forward to yet another wonderful experience as we propel the club to even greater heights,” he said during the unveiling.


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