KAMPALA Uganda (Xinhua) --
Uganda’s football governing body has extended the
term of the national football coach to the end of the 2018 World
Cup qualifiers, a senior officials said on Wednesday.
Edgar Watson, Chief
Executive of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations told
Xinhua in an interview that Moses Basena and his coaching team
that is serving on an interim basis will remain working until
November this year.
Watson said the FUBA
Executive Committee on Tuesday resolved that Basena was doing a
“We shall make
announcements on our next cause of action after the qualifiers
in November,” Watson said.
Basena took charge
of the national team early July after Serbian born tactician
Milutin Sredojevic terminated his contract after the Federation
failed to pay him salary arrears.
“It is good to know
the FA still has confidence in me and my team,” Basena told
Uganda is remaining
with two games in the World Cup qualifiers.
The team will host
Ghana on Oct. 7 before heading to face bottom placed Congo
Brazzaville on Nov. 6.
Uganda is currently
second in Group E of the World Cup qualifiers behind seven-time
African champions Egypt.