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Reports: Basena Leaves Rwanda’s Sunrise FC

Moses Basena has left his role as head coach of Sunrise FC, reports have told The-SportsNation.

The former Uganda Cranes coach was not on the touchline as his side lost 2-1 to Gorilla FC on Monday.

Evariste Ntamugabumwe was on the touchline for Sunrise FC which is also home for Yafesi Mubiru, Ayub Kizza and Hood Kaweesa.

Consequently, Sunrise FC have been relegated to lower division after finishing second from bottom of the Primus National League.

Basena joined Sunrise in July 2019 after the club had parted ways with Justin Bisengimana towards the end of the previous season. Evaliste Ntamugabumwe had taken charge of the remaining five games then.

Sunrise FC coach Moses Basena. Courtesy photo

In his first season at the club, Basena’s Sunrise FC were seventh when the league was ended due to Covid19.

It is said that Basena is already in the country after leaving his job but a counter report has claimed that he is back in the country because of family issues.

Basena has had coaching stints with KCCA FC, UPDF FC and SC Villa among others.


Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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