Uganda’s nationwide staff have reappointed Milutin “Micho” Sredojevic as their new coach, with the Serbian saying he was blissful to be again at his African soccer dwelling.
Sredojevic, who give up the put up 4 years in the past in acrimony over $54,000 in unpaid wages, has signed a three-year contract which can take within the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar which begin in September.
The Ugandan Soccer Federation (FUFA), eager to fix fences after the earlier fallout with the Serbian, mentioned the 51-year-old tactician was the fitting man to steer the Uganda Cranes after the staff’s failure to qualify for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon, pushed again to January 2022.
“The appointment is aimed toward enhancing the nationwide staff’s efficiency and we imagine Micho is the very best candidate for the job,” FUFA spokesman Ahmed Hussein instructed AFP.
Sredojevic tweeted that he was blissful going again to “my African soccer dwelling” after 4 years away from Uganda.
Throughout that point, he was with South African premiership aspect Orlando Pirates, Zamalek of Egypt and Zambia’s nationwide staff as head coach.
However his appointment has drawn a blended response from the Ugandan media and soccer followers.
Social media celeb Robert Kabushenga earned a pointy rebuke from FUFA when mentioned he hoped Micho will probably be paid his wage prematurely to keep away from a repeat of the previous.
“I hope this time you have got been paid prematurely. Until after all you’re returning as a volunteer,” Kabushenga, former chief government of Uganda’s New Imaginative and prescient newspaper, mentioned on Twitter.
“In the event that they pickpocket you once more do not come right here to make noise for us.”