FUFA has revealed Sam Ssimbwa will serve as assistant to newly appointed Uganda Cranes head coach Paul Joseph Put.
Put was confirmed as Uganda Cranes head coach on Thursday replacing Milutin Sredojevic aka Micho.
Ssimbwa will take over the role with immediate effect according to a communication from FUFA.
“FUFA has duly accepted the appointment of Sam Ssimbwa by Uganda Cranes head coach and he will start serving in his new role with immediate effect,” reads the statement.
Put has already appointed five Belgians who will be part of his backroom staff
Sven De Wilde- Performance Manager
Mathieu Denis- Physical Fitness Coach
Gery Osste- Goalkeeping Coach
Martin Michiel- Physiotherapist
Jelle Sevenhant- Video analyst
FUFA revealed that Ugandan personnel who will be part of the backroom staff shall be communicated later.
Uganda Cranes will face Guinea and Somalia later this month in the 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.