Micho Returns To Coach Uganda For A Second Spell
Serbian Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has returned for a second spell in charge of Uganda national team.
The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) announced that Micho will replace Irishman Jonathan McKinstry.
McKinstry was fired after Uganda failed to qualify for the finals of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations finals that will take place in Cameroon early next year.
This will be Micho’s second stint as coach of the Cranes after resigning in 2017 over unpaid wages.He proceeded and took over managerial job South African Premier Soccer League side Orlando Pirates.
During his first stint, Micho guided the Cranes to their first Africa Cup of Nations finals in 39 years when they qualified for Gabon 2017.
Uganda’s FA issued a statement on Tuesday saying the 51-year-old gaffer has been given a three-year renewable contract effective 1st August 2021.
Micho has a long history in African football having also coached in Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt, South Africa, Tanzania and Rwanda.
However, for the past three years he has been dogged with issues surrounding his character with several allegations on sexual assault in South Africa.
The issues forced him to resign as Orlando Pirates coach before sneaking out to Egypt where he was appointed as the coach of Zamalek.
Micho’s most recent job was with Zambia national team where he was fired following dismal showing of Chipolopolo in 2021 Cosafa Cup.