Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) president Moses Magogo has termed late Sam Timbe as one of Uganda’s best football export.
Magogo made the remarks on Monday at Namirembe Cathedral as mourners congregated to celebrate Timbe’s life.
The former URA FC coach passed away on Saturday aged 69.
“His death comes as a sudden shock and no body expected it but the decision of the Lord are most correct,” started Magogo.
“We thank the family for bringing up a well disciplined and groomed human being and as we speak the nation is saddened by his death.
“Timbe is one of Uganda’s most decorated coaches, and probably one of our best exports as a country in Coaching.”
It should be noted that the late Timbe won four CECAFA Kagame Cup – Atraco(Rwanda), Young Africana(Tanzania, SC Villa (Uganda) and Police FC (Uganda).
Timbe served in all football capacities and as an active footballer, he played for Coffee FC.
He was Crested Cranes head coach as Uganda reached the 2000 Africa Women Cup of Nations in South Africa.
He also worked as an assistant to Micho for the Uganda Cranes.