Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Football Club has today handed a 3-year contract to Morley Byekwaso as the teams new head coach.
Byekwaso has been an interim coach for KCCA FC since the termination of the contract of their former head coach Mike Mutebi in March this year. Byekwaso was Mike Mutebi’s assistant and had earlier been a star player for the same club.
Byekwaso is also handling the Under-23 National team that is already off to Ethiopia for the CECAFA challenge cup. He recently led the Uganda Under-20 team to the Africa Cup of Nations- AFCON final.
He has previously served as head coach for Luzira United before joining KCC FC as the third assistant to Matia Lule and Baker Mbowa in 2011. Later, Byekwaso was appointed interim coach of the club. In January 2013, he joined SC Victoria University as assistant to Alex Isabirye and was elevated to head coach after Isabirye left the club. He later joined Simba SC in 2015 and then KCCA FC.
The new coach was unveiled by the club Chairman Martin Ssekagya.
On top of his list are young talents that he intends to prioritise as he builds a strong squad for the team. He is optimistic that this will help the team to survive even in times of financial crisis.
KCCA FC finished 4th in the last star Times Uganda Premier League campaign with 48 points registered from the 27 games played. They only managed 14 wins, six draws and seven losses.