Former SC Villa and Lweza tactician Ibrahim Kirya is no longer the head coach of StarTimes Uganda Premier League newbies, Wakiso Giants.
Kirya has been at Wakiso for exactly one year and was at the helm as the Purple Sharks elevated from the FUFA Big League at the first time of asking.
Having completed his one year contract at the club, at the start of this week, Wakiso has come out and confirmed his departure.
“Ibrahim Kirya has left his role as Wakiso Giants FC head coach after his one year contract at the club expired this week, read a statement released to the Media by Wakiso Giants.
“We would like to thank Kirya for his hard work and commitment over the past 12 months. He has been a joy to work with and a complete gentleman.
“The club is thrilled with the work done by Kirya and his technical staff for the period they have been in charge more so in guiding the club to the StarTimes Uganda Premier League and also taking the club to the quarter finals of the Stanbic Uganda Cup, in a space of just one year.
“Kirya and his technical team will be etched into the history of this great club forever.
Kirya led Wakiso to a 1st place finish in the 2018/19 FUFA Big League-Elgon Group. In the process, secured a spot in the top flight and also one in the finals of the Big League where they lost 1-0 to Proline.
In his tenure at Wakiso, Kirya oversaw 11 victories, 8 draws and 2 losses in the Big League.
Kirya also managed three Uganda Cup games as Wakiso Giants head coach, winning two and losing one, thus seeing his side get eliminated at the quarter final stage.
News coming from reliable sources indicating that Wakiso is now on the hunt for a new head coach with Mbarara City’s Livingstone Mbabazi and Police FC’s Abdallah Mubiru, top of the priority list.