Former Uganda Cranes international Simeon Masaba is the new assistant coach at Arua based Uganda Premier League club Onduparaka F.C.
Baptized as “Biri Etaambula”, loosely translated as the roving right back during his hey playing days, Masaba takes over a slot that has been vacant for one and a half seasons.
Previously at URA Football Club as a players’ trainer, Masaba will deputize Livingstone Mbabazi who is the head coach at the Caterpillars.
The CAF B licenced coach was officially unveiled before the players on Tuesday at the GreenLight stadium
Club chairman, Benjamin Nyakuni praised the character of Masaba who was notified of the opportunity only two days before he traveled to Arua.
Nyakuni as quoted by the official club website noted;
We really needed an assistant Coach in this club just like many of the big teams across the globe and we believe in Simeon (Masaba).He has proved to us that he really wants to work with us as he was only informed two days ago but managed to travel immediately