KIU Rangers Part Ways With Coach Rogers Sserunyigo

National Basketball League Women side KIU Rangers have sacked head coach Rogers Sserunyigo.

The developments come in the wake of the team’s poor start into the new NBL season.

KIU Rangers lost 70-49 to JKL Lady Dolphins on Good Friday in what was Sserunyigo’s last game in charge.

He leaves the side with a win from two games having lost to Miracle Eaglets 51-57, with the only win coming against Angels (57-51) in their opener.

The Club said in a statement: “The KIU basketball Management and Coach Roger Serunyigo have today Saturday 8th April 2023 agreed that he steps down as the KIU Rangers Coach.
The decision was taken by mutual consent that for the good of the club the coach steps down forthwith.”

“We thank him for the years he has been with KIU Rangers and wish him all the best.”

KIU confirmed that Titans player Joseph Chuma will handle the team on interim basis as they search for a new coach.

Sserunyigo helped KIU to finish fourth place after defeat to KCCA Leopards in losers match, having lost to UCU Lady Canons in the semifinals.

He joined the Rangers in January 2020 when he left Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) Ravens.

He has previously coached KCCA Leopards and Makindye Shooters.

KIU will face Magic Stormers on Easter Monday.



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