SC Villa Sacks Spanish Coach

Villa have parted ways with Coach Antonio Flores [Right]

16 time Uganda Premier League champions SC Villa have parted ways with Spanish coach Antonio Flores.

A statement released by the club on Wednesday could not explain the main reason for the move even though it is clear poor performance at the club is the cause.

“Sports Club Villa Jogoo Uganda and Mr. Antonio Flores have today reached a mutual understanding to end the latter’s head coach obligations, see generic ” the statement read in part.

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The statement further reads “However, shop I am pleased to inform you that Mr. Flores remains part of us as a club ambassador and marketer of our players in Europe. He will keep identifying and connecting SC Villa players to European clubs and we believe he will help us achieve our goals of connecting our players to European clubs. We thank Mr. Flores for the time he has coached SC Villa and wish him the best in his coaching endeavors.”

Prior to his short reign at the club, stomach Flores had amassed only eight points from seven games and sat on the 13th position just one above the red line.

Villa lost 2-1 away to Soana on Tuesday and Club CEO Mr. Ivan Kakembo confirms to ChimpSports that “Coach Kirya together with Frank Anyau and the remaining technical bench will carry on interim basis.”

The bench faces a tough task of preparing the team to face eternal rivals Express on Friday and on-form Jinja side Sadolin Paints.

The spanish coach joined in July 2015 and was expected to finish two seasons at the club before the abrupt intervention by the management.

He has so far lost the Iddi cup to Maroons, Fufa super cup to Vipers SC and recently the Independence cup to KCCA FC.


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