Cranes’ coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic Cinderella love with Ugandan football goes beyond the three-year extension of his contract to coach the Uganda Cranes.

Micho who came to Uganda in 2002 to coach SC Villa returned in May 2013 as Cranes coach replacing scot Bobby Williamson.

Though results have not been able to come his way on national level, Micho took time off to confess his undying love for Uganda as a country on Wednesday at the weekly Fufa press conference.

“I have a life contract in this country, with the people of this country, kept in the deepest part of my heart,” said Micho.

“I wouldn’t be myself if l don’t think everyone from the people who brought me to this country to the people I have worked with.”

Micho is focused on achieving what Uganda has failed to since 1978 when the 13-time Cecafa champions last played at the Africa Cup of Nations.

“As the president told comprehensive, best possible master plan will be to adopt what some of the best countries like Germany, France, Spain do,” micho said.

“Am behind opening the new chapter and whatever we have done good to keep it up and upgrade on it but also correct those we didn’t do well,” he added.

Though the 2017 Afcon qualifiers will be starting soon, Micho and Fufa will have made qualifying for the 2019 finals in Cameroon.

Senior staff writer at Kawowo Sports mainly covering volleyball, football and badminton

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