URA Football Club have announced the appointment of Alex Isabirye Musongola as their new head coach, signing him on a one-year contract.

Isabirye steps in to replace David Obua, who was relieved of his duties in the second round of the just concluded Startimes Uganda Premier League season before being replaced by Robert Mukasa as caretaker for the rest of the season.

This appointment marks a homecoming for Isabirye, who previously managed URA FC and guided the club to their last league title during the 2010/2011 season.

Under his leadership, the team also clinched the Uganda Cup in 2012, solidifying his reputation as a successful coach in Ugandan football.

Club CEO Allan Munaaba hopes the return of Isabirye will be key in pursue of their glory days.

“We are optimistic that Isabirye’s return will revive our glory days, with his vast experience and previous success with the team being seen as key assets.

 His immediate challenge will be preparing the squad for the grand opening of the newly refurbished Nakivubo War memorial Stadium where we last won our league title as home ground.”

The highly anticipated match, set for 1st  June 2024, will see URA FC facing off against Kitara FC.

As part of his previous success, he won a double with Vipers SC in the 2022/23 season and as well Stanbic Uganda Cup with Bul FC in 2022.

This concluded season, URA Football Club finished 8th on 40 points.

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