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Sébastien Desabre
Cranes New Man: Sébastien Desabre. Courtesy photo

Frenchman Sebastien Desabre To Be Unveiled As Cranes Coach

Moses Basena who was the interim coach for the Cranes after the departure of Milutin Sredojević Micho in July made it to the top four contenders but was unsuccessful.
posted onDecember 28, 2017
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By Albert Tumwine

French tactician Sebastien Desabre is set to be unveiled as the new coach of the national team the Cranes.

Desabre was part of the final four men Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) last week.

Credible reports from his former club job indicate that Desabre told his club Ismaili that he would be quitting in order to take up the Cranes job.

Moses Basena who was the interim coach for the Cranes after the departure of Milutin Sredojević Micho in July made it to the top four contenders but was unsuccessful.

Other coaches that made the top four include Johnny McKinstry from Northern Ireland and Emilio Ferrera from Belgium.

A five-man technical committee led by Zambia's Kalusha Bwalya was responsible for formulating the shortlist.

Who is Desabre

Although the 41-year-old Frenchman has never coached a national team, he has club experience, especially in North Africa having coached clubs in Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria and Morocco.

He has managed Esperance in Tunisia and Wydad Casablanca in Morocco.

Reports indicate that the new coach will be paid a monthly salary of Shs70million. 

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