Former Uganda Cranes Head Coach Sebastien Desabre has said that he will always be an adopted Ugandan.
The 43-year-old UEFA A licensed tactician made the revelation following his resignation as Uganda Cranes Coach on Sunday.
“I thank my players, staff, collaborators, government and supporters for the investment and support on the Ugandan football development road. I wish you the best for the future. I will always be an adopted Ugandan,” he tweeted on Monday.
The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) and Desabre agreed to terminate the contract between the two parties on mutual understanding.
“On the 6th of July 2019, both FUFA and National Team Head coach of the Uganda Cranes Mr. Desabre Sebastien Serge Louis mutually agreed to terminate the contract between the two parties,” the football governing body said in a statement issued on Sunday morning.
Adding, “The reasons for termination of the employment contract are for the benefit and growth of both parties.”
In the same statement, FUFA recognised Desabre’s contribution towards improving the sporting and professional organisation of the Uganda Cranes inclusive of qualification to the African Cup of Nations 2019 Finals and also to the Round of 16.
Cranes was knocked out of Afcon after a 1:0 defeat by Senegal on Friday.
“Mr. Desabre is grateful to the people and the Government of Uganda, FUFA, Sponsors, Staff and the players that have provided him a good environment to fulfill his obligations in his first time role as a National Team Coach,” FUFA further stated.
Meanwhile, the Frenchman is anytime expected to be unveiled as head coach for Egypt top tier side, Pyramids Football Club.
The club owned by United Arab Emirates (UAE) Businessman, Salem Al-Shamsy lured Desabre with a two year employment contract.
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