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By Our reporter

KAMPALA: The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has sacked Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Sredojevic popularly known as Micho.

The Federation confirmed this development via their website on Thursday indicating the two parties agreed to terminate the employment contract.

‘’Today, Thursday 14th September 2023, FUFA and Mr. Milutin Sredojevic agreed to mutually end the existing employment contract between the two parties,’’ reads FUFA short  statement in parts.

FUFA went ahead to appreciates all efforts and commitment by Micho during his period as Head coach of Uganda Cranes.

FUFA did not mention Micho’s replacement.

Micho’s sacking follows Uganda’s failure to qualify for next year’s AFCON to be hosted by Ivory Coast.

Micho was first appointed Uganda cranes coach in 2013 replacing Boby Williamson and he managed to guide Uganda to its first AFCON in 40 years in 2016 before resigning in 2017.

He was reappointed for the second time by FUFA on a three year contract in 2021 with the immediate task of guiding the nation to the 2022 world cup which he failed to achieve.

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