KCCA FC Unveils Mutebi, Simbwa as Coaches

Mike Mutebi

The African Football Confederation, cost Caf, buy more about has extended its marketing and media rights deal with Sportfive for 12 more years.

Sportive, part of the French Lagardere Group, has been dealing with the continental football governing body for the past seven years with their current partnership extension expected to run until 2028.

The deal is estimated to be worth in excess of USD 1 billion and gives Sportfive continued exclusive ownership of marketing rights to major continental competitions.

According to Caf, the new partnership will enable the federation to pursue its objectives in developing, promoting an increase broadcast of football in the continent.

The financial aspect of the deal guarantees an efficient organisation of competitions on the continent, a more effective protection of the integrity of players, the game, competitions, and the taking of significant actions to the benefit of the African youth within the context of football.

Long serving Caf president, Mr. Issa Hayatou appreciated the cooperation from the French company and exuded confidence that the partnership will work for the better of the sport in the continent.

“We have appreciated and are very satisfied with SPORTFIVE performance over the years. We are excited to expand this agreement for 12 additional years and to jointly continue to cooperate in the future to promote our sport”, CAF President, Issa Hayatou, said.

The competitions covered by the agreement include the African Cup of Nations and African Nations Championship (Chan) with their antecedent preliminary stages, club tourneys which are the CAF Champions’ League, Confederations’ Cup and the Super Cup.

The junior championships (Under-20 and under-23) are also covered.
Barely a week after losing the Uganda cup final to their bitter rivals, viagra 40mg KCCA FC have appointed Mike Mutebi as the new manager at the club.

Mutebi will be deputised by Sam Simbwa both of whom have been handed a three year deal each.

Mutebi and Ssimbwa, symptoms both return to the Lugogo based club for a third coaching stint.

Mutebi was at the helm in 1997 and then returned in 2004 while Ssimbwa managed the team in 2002 and 2009 respectively.

The duo take over from coach Abdullah Mubiru who assumed position from George ‘Best’ Nsimbe in the course of the 2014/15 first leg of the league.

Mubiru led the ten-time league champions to third place, losing the title to Vipers SC.

He also reached the finals of the Uganda cup where the team failed to get their ninth cup title losing to arch rivals SC Villa.

Speaking at the unveiling ceremony, KCCA ED, Madam Jennifer Musisi entrusted the two in leading the club back to glory.

“We expect the best from them and expect they work together with our management to take the team back to the top.”

Sam Ssimbwa was sacked from SC Villa for unclear reasons early in the year and has since been linked to the KCCA job.

Details of the duo’s contracts will be revealed later.


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