On various occasions, Kiseka has been forced to change his first line up a few minutes to the game to the dissatisfaction of club fans. Kiseka appreciates the fan’s outrage, but says many of them are not aware of informs his decision.
Match fixing by
players is being blamed for the poor run by Tooro United Football Club in the
Uganda’s premier league.
The team has only collected 22 points from the last 25
games, which places it at the bottom of the table. The Club Head Coach, Muhammad
Kiseka, says the club has been infiltrated by players involved in betting on their
On various occasions, Kiseka has been forced to change his
first line up a few minutes to the game to the dissatisfaction of club
fans. Kiseka appreciates the
fan’s outrage, but says many of them are not aware of informs his decision.
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Kiseka says there is an internal feeling in each player, which a coach can’t
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But Gilbert Muhumuza
the club’s social media handler blames the team’s poor performance on lack of
home grown players. He says a team that comprises players mainly from
other regions will only play for the sake of money at the expense of Tooro’s
Anthony Kasaija, a top
fan blames club leaders for diverting the club from its values to politics and a
money making venture. He cited an example how Tooro Province vanished in FUFA drum, saying the
club ought to get back to its core values for its existence.
Margate Kihiika, the Kabarole District LC V Vice chairperson, said that as
local leaders they are aware of the problems and promised to intervene and
bring the team back to its glory. Tooro United has lost three consecutive
games with the latest being a loss to Sports club Villa. The Forties lost 1-0 to SC villa.
This game meant Tooro united has only won 6 games and lost their third game in
a row remaining last on table. Tooro united will now have to focus on finishing
above the relegation zone.