The Federation of Uganda Football Association has relieved Jackson Mayanja of his duties as the Uganda U-20 (Hippos) coach.
Mayanja was in charge of the Hippos on interim basis after he replaced Morley Byekwaso who opted to stay with KCCA FC.
Despite helping the Hippos to win the Cecafa Zonal Afcon qualifiers in Sudan last year, the former Ugandan international didn’t deliver on the target to take the team to the World Cup.
The Hippos missed out on the showpiece after falling to Nigeria in the quarter finals.
Also axed is Uganda Cubs (U-17) tactician Hamza Lutalo as well the national U-15 coach plus all coaches on the different Women’s football teams.
In a press conference held at Fufa House on Thursday, Moses Magogo the Fufa President however backed the current technical staff of the Uganda Cranes to carry on until after the Afcon 2023 qualifiers when they will be assessed.
In addition, Moses Basena who is the assistant coach to Micho takes over as the Uganda Kobs (U-23) team Head Coach by virtue of his position in the set up.
Experienced Goalkeepers coach Fred Kajoba is now the Head of the Department across all national teams as per the new communication from the FA.
Meanwhile, the Uganda Cranes Head Coach, his assistant, the Goalkeeping coach and the Fitness Trainer are now fulltime employees of the FA.