To live a good career in life you need a good foundation to rely on after you have retired from your career that is what Big League side Sports Club Victoria University wants to do for youthful Ugandan football players.
The university side revealed this in a execlusive breakfast for journalists this morning at Protea Hotel, Kitante. “We want to link education with sports by giving out scholarships to players in the club,” Simo Dubajic, the managing director of Sports Club Victoria University said. “Education is very important and crucial for everybody we want to have players who can get education and after they have finished there career’s can look forward to retiring with a good foundation.”
VUSC lies second in the Big League are seeking to join the Uganda Super League next season. “One of our major goals is to play in the Uganda Super League next season,” Dubajic stressed. “I can’t tell you about the long term plans for the club because football is a unpredictable sport,but we want to create a team that will be promoted to the super league that can match with the big guns.”
The University side is seeking to become the first educational institutional side to be promoted to the Uganda Super League next season. Recently they lost 2-0 in a top of a table clash against Kiira Young in the Rwenzori Big League. Dubajic added he will be working closely with the media to see Ugandans return to watch local football at various stadiums in the country.
The side is coached by Serbian coach Ivan Zoric and assisted by Stephen Bogere together with Abu Kigenyi.
“It will also be premature to talk about marketing players to Europe when you are playing in the lower leagues. It will be difficult to do that if the country is not making an impact on the continent,” the towering Serbian said. “At the moment that is not one of our goals to we are aiming at although I have a number of good friends coaching abroad.”