Local football governing body – Fufa managers have announced changes – forcing national senior team coach – The Cranes, Johnathan McKinstry to take a leave for period of about a month.
In his absence, which started on March 2, assistants Abdallah Mubiru, Livingstone Mbabazi and Fred Kajoba will be in-charge.
“The Fufa Executive Committee has asked the Head Coach of the National Senior side-The Uganda Cranes Mr. Johnathan McKinstry to step aside from managing and coaching the team for the period from 2nd- 31st March 2021.
“In the meantime Assistants Coaches Mr. Mubiru Abdallah, Mr. Mbabazi Livingstone and goalkeeping coach Mr. Kajoba Fred will take charge of the team during this period.
“The rest of the Technical team remains unchanged.
“Fufa will use the period to assess and monitor the performance of the team,” read media release posted on Fufa’s official website.
The Irish – who came to Uganda in mid – 2019 from Rwanda, has continued post poor results as The Cranes’ manager; in most of the major continental tournaments.