Africa Soccer Jimmy Kirunda : Ugandan’s legend passed away !

JIMMY KIRUNDA

Uganda cranes’s historic captain has died as reported by several local newspapers this monday . Jimmy was 70 .

It is a great loss for the Ugandan football . Iconic cranes’s captain collapsed in Kampala and later died . The former defender was among historic players who reached the only AFCON’s final of the country in 1978 with the armband .

Jimmy has also coached the cranes after his retirement and won the CECAFA cup respectively in 1989 , 1990 and in 1992 .

David Obua also ex-player of Uganda pays tribute to the skipper on Twitter . “May your Soul rest in peace Jimmy Kirunda . Thank you for being a great Leader in Ugandan football” wrote former Kaiser chiefs player on Twitter with regard to the Ugandan’s legend who passed away .


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