Former Sofapaka coach Sam Ssimbwa replaces Paul Nkata as URA boss

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Ssimbwa has two Uganda Cup medals having scooped the title in 1999 with Mbale Heroes and Express in 2007

Former Sofapaka coach Sam Ssimbwa has set his eyes on a double including a second  Ugandan Premier League title.

Ssimbwa, who resigned as Sofapaka coach after the team was held to a draw by Thika United early in the season, is eying both the Uganda Cup and the league title after penning a permanent deal with the Uganda Revenue Authority.

Ssimbwa put pen to paper a three-year deal with URA after serving the club for two months on a a temporary basis.

He replaced former Bandari and Tusker tactician Paul Nkata, who left the URA towards the end of May for a return to the Kenyan Premier League with Kakakamega Homeboyz.

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Ssimbwa, who accused Sofapaka players of sabotage before his abrupt exit, will be assisted by Robert Mukasa and Augustine Nsumba.

Ssimbwa has two Uganda Cup medals having scooped the title in 1999 with Mbale Heroes and Express in 2007 which he also guided to a league title in 2011-2012 season.

The journeyman has also coached Soana, SC Villa, Police (Rwanda), SC Victoria University and KCCA FC.

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