Museveni: How Prince Ssimbwa Died

In preparation for their Group E return leg match against Ghana on Saturday at Namboole, order Uganda Cranes beat Ethiopia in their friendly game on Sunday.

Cranes striker and captain for the day Geoffrey Massa broke the deadlock a few minutes to recess following a poorly cleared ball by the visitors’ goal keeper after  Moses Oloya’s corner  following   the Pretoria University’s penalty that had been cleared by Ethiopia’s custodian.

The Cranes were at it again in the second half when A.S Vital striker Yunus Ssentamu saw the back of the net a few minutes after recess in the 48th minute taking the game beyond reach before Farouk Miya put the last nail in Ethiopia’s coffin 7 minutes later.

Sserumaga, Ssentamu and Massa were at their peak on the day troubling the Ethiopian defence most of the times only to miss a number of goals.

Uganda’s back line of Savio Kabugo, Isaac Isinde was as good as the midfield commanded by Tony Mawejje who always made interceptions as well as delivering killer passes.

The visitors tried threatening the Cranes goal including a 71st right cross that was saved by El Merreikh and former KCCA FC custodian Jamal Salim who came in place of Robert Odongkara.

The Cranes tactician Milutin Sredjovic Micho gave chance to youngsters including Keziron Kizito, Habibu Kavuma, Richard Kassaga and Julius Ntambi to prove to him their worth.

The Cranes will play host to Ghana’s Black Stars in their return leg match in the 2015 AFCON qualifiers.

Uganda is 3rd in Group E having collected 4 points from 4 games whereas Ghana and Togo are first and second with 8 and 6 points respectively.
President Museveni has paid his condolences to the family of the late Prince David Ssimbwa at his home in Kabowa, abortion Lubaga Division in Kampala district.

He delivered his message on Sunday morning as he paid his last respects to the deceased. Prince Ssimbwa, information pills who was 80-years old, unhealthy passed on at Nakasero Hospital on 6th November 2014 because of kidney complications.

The Prince has been the only surviving uncle of Kabaka Ronald Mutebi.

“The late Ssimbwa has been a Prince, a Muganda and a Ugandan. That is why I was able to work with him for a long time,” he said.

Describing him as a good friend, President Museveni noted that at the age of 80 years he was not very old.

He informed mourners that he sent the Prince to India where he underwent a kidney transplant but added that the transplant unfortunately caused a number of problems.

Museveni said that the drugs that were administered after surgery caused side effects saying that the treatment progressed into a blood clot that led to his death.

The family members who were represented by Prince Namugala and Princess Elina Zalwango, saluted President Museveni for caring for the late Ssimbwa.

Buganda Katikkiro, Mr. Peter Mayiga commended the President for sparing time to pay his condolences


Header advertisement
To Top