Ssimwogerere may not be the best choice for many to rebuild Express FC but
needs time to get the team back in a position where they used to belong in the
history of Ugandan football.
took charge of the club early this year and has been in charge of 22 games
(league and Cup) winning 7, losing 7 and drawing 8 (The draws inclusive of
Uganda Cup games against Police and Bright Stars twice despite the outcome in
The Red Eagles
have had an abysmal start to the season winning just once in five games and
losing three and sit 13th on the 16-team table with only two points
The fans have
already shown their displeasure and want their former captain, a club legend
Truth be told,
the current playing staff at Wankulukuku leaves a lot to be desired by the club’s
‘status’ as one of the biggest teams in the country but there is no option at
the moment but give them the needed support.
talented but are playing in the top tier for the first time and with the
pressure that comes with playing for Express FC, they need total support from
all club’s stakeholders.
Ssimwogerere said, these are not mercenaries but players that will give all
their all for the club and play for the badge.
The past seasons
have seen the team lose every good player in the transfer window because they
were just their for rejuvenation of form and leave.
Okhuti, Ibrahim Sadam Juma, Simon Sserunkuma, Herman Wasswa, Allan Kyambadde
through to John Revita, the list is endless.
And now that
Ssimwogerere signed the current squad and they believe in him 100%, he needs
time to improve and grow them into the team that will make ‘FC’ proud again.
Besides, even a new coach will ask to sign his players in the window and the cycle will go on and on but for how long?