KAMPALA – Express FC have released a total of 18 players as the clubs starts preparations for the upcoming Uganda Premier League season.
This comes barely a month after head coach Wasswa Bbosa put pen to paper on a three year deal that runs until 2023.
As earlier noted, Bbosa is intent on trying to build a side that is capable of challenging for both the Uganda Cup and League.
On Thursday, June 18, Express FC released a list of the players through a massage by the new CEO Isaac Mwesiga, to the players.
According to TheSportsNation, the massage was sent out to individual players.
“Greetings to you all players, reads the message.
“I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for completing the season.”
“The technical team had a meeting led by head coach Wasswa Bbosa and reviewed the performance of every single player during the season and we would like to thank all of you for the great job done.
“But according to the club goal and target next season, the technical team concluded that the following players will not be part of the club next season.”
1. Tonny Kyamera
2. Joshua Adea
3. Mohammed Yiga
4. Emmanuel Bafoe
5. Martin Kizza
6. Joseph Zziwa
7. Hamis Batega
8. Andrew Kiwanuka
9. David Kakeeto
10. Hamdan Nsubuga
11. Axel Konan
12. Lawrence Kigonya
13. Dennis Sserukwaya
14. Peter Mutebi
15. Isaac Doka
16. Shafic Avemah
17. Baker Lukooya
18. Idris Kabonge
It is understood that he has already come up with a list of 10 players that will be coming in to boost his squad.
Three players on the list are his former players at Tooro United FC, a side he managed until early last campaign.
Godfrey Lwesibawa, Charles Musiige and John Byamukama are all expected to be announced as Express FC players in the coming weeks.
Bbosa re-joined Express FC early this year on a short term deal.
After ensuring the side put up decent performances in the six games he took charge of, he was rewarded with a three-year deal.
It is the third time the gaffer is at Wankulukuku having initially worked as an assistant to Sam Simbwa as the Red Eagles won their last league title in 2012 before taking over the head coaching role between 2016 and 2018.
Express FC finished 9th with 31 points from 25 games last season.