Martin Opus, the Rwizi Region Traffic Officer blames the accident on negligence on the part of the boda boda rider. Opus says Tumusiime ignored all the warnings put in place by police and organisers of the rally to use the road cautiously because of the competition.
According to Saddam, the coach has failed to impress the management after helping the club to gain promotion to Ugandas top flight football,The clubs administration had reportedly given the coach a top four position target which he failed to achieve.
The move brings to an end speculation about the future of the experienced coach at Mbarara City football club which he helped to be promoted to Ugandas most prestigeous league the Azam Premier league.Makumbi is known to have played a pivotal role at the clubs that he has coached by helping them to qualify for the top flight football. He has served as a head coach for clubs which include Soana,Bul Fc,Fire Master,Bunamwaya,Victors among others.
Ali Kimera who joined the club at undisclosed fee. He is the seventh signing for the club ahead of the maiden Premier League season for the Ankole lions. He joins other newly signed players among them Suwed Satugombo, Said Byekwaso, Francis Mustapha, Harishe Asuman Kihogo, Pistis Barenge and Fred Karanzi.
A second half goal from Brian Ahebwa was enough to see off the visitors who for the bigger part of the game failed to penetrate the defence of the Ankole Lions.The match is the teams first pre-season friendly for Mbarara city FC against a giant team.
The defender becomes the third signing for the newly promoted Mbarara-based club. Asuman who played for IFK Amal in Sweden comes after Congolese winger Suwed Satugombo and Saidi Byekwaso from Mbarara Football Club.
Moses Mugume, a football fan who turned up to witness the trials at Kakyeka stadium, says the promotion of the club to the premier league means a lot for the people of Mbarara and the entire Western region.
Hassan Ssekilime, the president, Uganda Kickboxing federation, says the fight that fight that will take place at Agip Motel in Mbarara will be the first of its kind in Uganda. He says the decision to take the fight in Mbarara is meant to make the sport known to the people outside Kampala.
The federation which is holding rallies in different parts of Mbarara had planned to hold the circuit section at Kakyeka stadium, drawing protests from footballers and soccer fans. They argued that holding a circuit at stadium would worsen the state of the already dilapidated field.