• July 9, 2020

Allan Kabonge: Katwe United Coach Resigns, Cites Politics

 Allan Kabonge: Katwe United Coach Resigns, Cites Politics

Katwe United coach Allan Kabonge has thrown in a towel.

The ‘Messiah’ as he prefers to call himself, confirmed the resignation after Katwe United’s goalless draw with MYDA FC in a big league game at Lugogo on Thursday.

“I am done with Katwe United,” Kabonge said. “This the end of my journey in Big league.”

“There is a lot of drama here, Politics is too much yet I came to coach football. The referees have been biased. We had a clear penalty that was waved.

“Let me leave and give someone else a chance to coach. I cannot continue in such drama. I have a CV to protect. Let me try to pursue my other assignments.”

Kabonge who also doubles as the University of Kisubi coach, leaves Katwe rock bottom of Elgon group with eight points after 11 games.

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Kabonge was appointed Katwe coach in October to replace sacked Hassan Mubiru.

He leaves with just one win to his name – Katwe United beat Kataka FC 4-1 to kick off the second round in high spirits.

However, they were stopped by Light SS, a team they beat in their opened at Lugogo. Light SS beat Katwe United 2-0 on March 1 at Amuria grounds.

Katwe United coach Allan Kabonge. Courtesy

The Kampala region reigning champions have registered just two wins and the next coach will be required to do everything in his means to see the club survive relegation.

Kabonge has notably helped five clubs achieve Uganda Premier League status – Aurum Roses, Onduparaka FC, Masavu FC, Paidha Black Angels and Kyetume FC.

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Next for the embattled Katwe will be a Big League trip to face Kiboga Young FC (Mbale Heroes) before another trip fo Arua to face Dove All Stars.

Brian Kawalya

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