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Kirunda was once an inspiration and made us imagine in ourselves – Proline FC’s Umony

The duo labored in combination at Kassasiro Boys and the ahead speaks extremely of the departed legend

Proline FC striker Mind Umony has published how nice an inspiration departed Uganda legend Jimmy Kirunda was once.

Kirunda performed and later coached KCCA FC the place Umony was once a participant and the megastar has stated the legend made them imagine in themselves.

Kirunda, who was once Uganda’s captain all through the Accra 1978 Africa Cup of International locations (Afcon) the place the rustic reached the general level, collapsed and died on Monday. His dying delivered to an finish one in every of Uganda’s maximum a hit careers at membership degree and with the nationwide group.

“[Jimmy] Kirunda was once an inspiration, he helped us so much at KCCA and lots of avid gamers began believing in themselves, we’ve misplaced a real legend however he’s going to live to tell the tale,” Umony advised Soccer256.

On his phase, Uganda midfielder Tony Mawejje stated he drew his inspiration from Kirunda, a participant he by no means noticed took to the pitch. 

“About his footballing occupation, I all the time heard tales that he was once essentially the most whole flexible participant and that he may play in all departments from defence to assault with ease smartly, that was once simply sufficient for me to get impressed via the legend,” Mawejje advised Soccer256 too. 

Kirunda performed for Categorical FC, KCC FC, Abu Dhabi Sports activities, KCCA and SC Villa. He additionally controlled the Jogoos and KCCA in addition to Buikwe Purple Stars, Cooperative FC and the Cranes – was once laid to relaxation on Would possibly 27.

In the meantime, Vipers SC 2nd selection goalkeeper Derrick Ochan has unfolded about his time on the membership. Fabian Mutombora has all the time been most well-liked and Ochan states that it has all the time been tricky taking part in the second one mess around.

Ochan joined the Venoms in 2016 and changed into the 3rd option to Ismail Watenga and James Alitho. Watenga and Alitho left the membership and Ochan discovered it laborious once more to cement his position.

“It’s tricky being 2nd within the pecking order however I’m patiently looking forward to my time to return and I do know it is going to quickly come,” Ochan advised Soccer256.

“[Fabian] Mutombora is among the easiest goalkeepers round and in spite of taking part in as 2nd mess around to him, I’ve in point of fact learnt so much from him as a result of we keep up a correspondence really well as brothers.

“I generally paintings laborious for an opportunity to play and that’s why when it comes round, I’ve all the time attempted to do my easiest.

“Even supposing there are demanding situations right here and there, I imagine that I’m at the most productive membership within the nation the place expectantly with endurance I’ll quickly transform the primary selection.” 

Mutombora’s contract on the Ugandan Premier League (UPL) 2019/20 champions is finishing this yr and lots of wait to look whether or not Ochan will take in the placement.

The duo labored in combination at Kassasiro Boys and the ahead speaks extremely of the departed legend

Proline FC striker Mind Umony has published how nice an inspiration departed Uganda legend Jimmy Kirunda was once.

Kirunda performed and later coached KCCA FC the place Umony was once a participant and the megastar has stated the legend made them imagine in themselves.

Kirunda, who was once Uganda’s captain all through the Accra 1978 Africa Cup of International locations (Afcon) the place the rustic reached the general level, collapsed and died on Monday. His dying delivered to an finish one in every of Uganda’s maximum a hit careers at membership degree and with the nationwide group.

“[Jimmy] Kirunda was once an inspiration, he helped us so much at KCCA and lots of avid gamers began believing in themselves, we’ve misplaced a real legend however he’s going to live to tell the tale,” Umony advised Soccer256.

On his phase, Uganda midfielder Tony Mawejje stated he drew his inspiration from Kirunda, a participant he by no means noticed took to the pitch. 

“About his footballing occupation, I all the time heard tales that he was once essentially the most whole flexible participant and that he may play in all departments from defence to assault with ease smartly, that was once simply sufficient for me to get impressed via the legend,” Mawejje advised Soccer256 too. 

Kirunda performed for Categorical FC, KCC FC, Abu Dhabi Sports activities, KCCA and SC Villa. He additionally controlled the Jogoos and KCCA in addition to Buikwe Purple Stars, Cooperative FC and the Cranes – was once laid to relaxation on Would possibly 27.

In the meantime, Vipers SC 2nd selection goalkeeper Derrick Ochan has unfolded about his time on the membership. Fabian Mutombora has all the time been most well-liked and Ochan states that it has all the time been tricky taking part in the second one mess around.

Ochan joined the Venoms in 2016 and changed into the 3rd option to Ismail Watenga and James Alitho. Watenga and Alitho left the membership and Ochan discovered it laborious once more to cement his position.

“It’s tricky being 2nd within the pecking order however I’m patiently looking forward to my time to return and I do know it is going to quickly come,” Ochan advised Soccer256.

“[Fabian] Mutombora is among the easiest goalkeepers round and in spite of taking part in as 2nd mess around to him, I’ve in point of fact learnt so much from him as a result of we keep up a correspondence really well as brothers.

“I generally paintings laborious for an opportunity to play and that’s why when it comes round, I’ve all the time attempted to do my easiest.

“Even supposing there are demanding situations right here and there, I imagine that I’m at the most productive membership within the nation the place expectantly with endurance I’ll quickly transform the primary selection.” 

Mutombora’s contract on the Ugandan Premier League (UPL) 2019/20 champions is finishing this yr and lots of wait to look whether or not Ochan will take in the placement.

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