Miguel’s Assistants asked to step aside at Vipers

  • Golola and Wasswa have reportedly been redeployed at St. Mary’s Kitende SS school team
  • Kiggundu not deployed anywhere
  • The development is temporaly and none is sacked 
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Costa shares a light moment with his assistants Wasswa and Golola at Kisubi

Portuguese Jorge Miguel Duarte Da Costa may have to complete the remaining games of the season at Vipers as a loner in the dugout after the club opted to temporarily relieve his assistants of their duties.

It all stemmed from a crisis at the club that has seen them go four successive games not only without picking maximum points but also fail to hit the back of the net and exiting the Uganda Cup.

The assistants asked to step aside are Edward Golola and Richard Wasswa (his assistants) and goalkeeping coach Stephen Kiggundu.

Kawowo Sports reliably understands that Wasswa and Golola have been told to handle St. Mary’s Kitende SS school team ahead of the Copa Schools Football competition in Masaka while Kiggundu remains without a deployment.

“It’s true the trio has been asked to step aside but none is sacked,” a source close to the Kitende based side revealed. “Wasswa and Golola will handle the school team as they have always done while Kiggundu is now ‘jobless’,” a source added.

Miguel made a brilliant start to his Vipers’ career winning three of his four games in charge scoring a record 12 goals and conceding just 3 in the process.

But they have failed to score in four successive games then, conceding four in the process and in the aftermath of the 2-0 loss to Police at Namboole last week, one player who preferred anonymity revealed the local assistant coaches were sabotaging the Portuguese work by telling players not to give their all.

Vipers, 6th on the 16 team log with 36 points face Soana next on Friday April 21, 2017 at Kitende.

Vipers remaining fixtures

April 21 – Soana (h)

April 25 – KCCA (a)

April 29 – URA (h)

May 02 – Bright Stars (a)

May 09 – Onduparaka (h)