KAMPALA, UGANDA: KCCA FC has appointed Portuguese-born Sergio Daniel Moniz Traguil as their new manager, the Premier League club announced on Monday.
“KCCA Football Club is pleased to announce Sérgio Daniel Moniz Traguil as the Manager of the men’s senior team on a two-year deal,” KCCA said in a statement on Monday, June 12, 2023.
Sergio, a holder of a UEFA A license and currently pursuing a UEFA Pro License takes over from Jackson Mayanja who has been the interim Manager since 19th April 2023.
“KCCA Football Club will benefit greatly from Sergio’s extensive expertise, high standards of excellence, and character. He is a successful coach who has worked at the highest levels, in a number of different leagues on the continent but most importantly, conforms to the club’s DNA of playing beautiful football and youth development,” it added.
Sergio, a Portuguese by birth is also a holder of degree in Sports Science and Physical Education. He also studied Sports Psychology at Rio Major School of Sport.
Sergio started his coaching career at Sports Lisboa e Benfica where he was in charge of the Club’s youth teams before joining Kaduna United in Nigeria.
He has previously coached at Hearts of Oak (Ghana), Singida Big Stars (Tanzania), CD Lunda Sul (Angola), Vilankulos (Mozambique), Mirbat SC (Oman), Kabuscorp SC (Angola), Santa Rita CFC (Angola) and recently Township Rollers FC (Botswana).
Anisha Shahir Muhoozi the CEO had this to say about Sergio’s appointment;
KCCA Football Club will benefit greatly from Sergio’s extensive expertise, high standards of excellence, and character. He is a successful coach who has worked at the highest levels, in a number of different leagues on the continent but most importantly conforms to the Club’s DNA of playing beautiful football and Youth Development.
The Manager is expected to take charge effective 1st July 2023.
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