Uganda Cranes skipper Dennis Masinde Onyango has bid farewell to former Uganda vice captain Hassan Wasswa, in a written letter.
“Hey Hassan Wasswa, I would personally like to Congratulate you on your retirement from international football. Onyango stated
“I enjoyed playing and working with you during your time with the Uganda cranes and I consider you not only a valuable asset to the team but an enjoyable presence you were in the team as well.”
The Uganda Cranes skipper went on to note that the remaining and upcoming youngsters in the National team can strive to follow Wasswa as a stellar example.
“While you will be missed by all of us, you certainly deserved to bow out with honour.
“Your hard work and diligence have greatly benefited the cranes over the 13 years and I hope that the remaining and upcoming youngsters in the National team setup will strive to follow your stellar example.
Onyango also went on to sat that Wasswa’s contribution will be greatly missed.
“Your contributions to our overall football journey where ever we have played and been will be sorely missed. I personally do appreciate your sweat and fight you put up for the team.
“I know I used to shout at you on the pitch but that was to push you to work harder. Just know I’m so happy and will be proud of you always.”
The Mamelodi sundowns skipper is also confident Wasswa will find the same success and happiness in retirement.
“It has always been and will be my pleasure to work with you. So. While I am saddened to see you go, I am confident that you will find the sane success and happiness in retirement that you experienced during your time with the National team. Onyango remarked.”
In his final remarks. Onyango wished Wasswa the best in his retirement
“I wish you the best in your future endeavours. Retirement will surely offer you many new opportunities, which I know you will embrace wholeheartedly just as you did with the cranes.”
Wasswa announced his retirement from the Uganda Cranes after on Friday evening after gathering 75 caps for the Uganda Cranes.