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Official: Desabre, Uganda Terminate Contract

Sebastien Desabre and FUFA have agreed to mutually terminate their contract, its is now official.

The development comes less than 24 hours after Uganda Cranes were knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations by Senegal at the round of 16.

“On the 6th of July 2019, both FUFA and National Team Head coach of the Uganda Cranes Mr. Desabre Sebastien Serge Louis mutually agreed to terminate the contract between the two parties,” reads a statement in part, on the FUFA website.

The reasons for termination of the employment contract remains scanty.

Uganda played at AFCON knockout for the first time since 1978. Courtesy photo

Also Read: Desabre Explains Loss To Senegal

Desabre has been manager of the Ugandan national team, The Cranes, since December 28, 2017.

The Frenchman, replaced Milutin Sredojevic (‘Micho’), who left in July 2017 to become coach of the Orlando Pirates Football Club in South Africa.

Moses Basena was in charge on interim basis from 31st July, 2017 when Micho resigned till December, 2017.

Desabre had signed a 3 year contract with FUFA to handle the Uganda Cranes. He was coaching Egyptian Club Ismaily before coming to Uganda.

Uganda Cranes Coaches since 1969

*Burkhard Pape – 1969-1972
*David Otti – 1973-1974
*Westerhoff Otto – 1974-1975
*Peter Okee – 1976-1981, 1983
*Bidandi Ssali -1982
*George Mukasa – 1984-1985
*Barnabas Mwesigwa – 1986-1988
*Robert Kiberu – 1988-1989
*Polly Ouma – 1989-1995
*Timothy Ayieko – 1995-1996
*Asuman Lubowa – 1996-1999
*Paul Hasule – 1999
*Harrison Okagbue – 1999-2001
*Paul Hasule – 2001-2003
*Pedro Pasculi – 2003
*Leo Adraa – 2003-2004
*Mike Mutebi – 2004
*Mohammood Abbas – 2004-2006
*Laszlo Csaba – 2006-2008
*Bobby William – 2008-2013
*Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic – 2013-2017
*Moses Basena – August 2017 – 27th December 2017
*Sébastien Desabre – 28th December 2017

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