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The strategist has yet to return to the club, leaving the duties of the senior team in the hands of his assistant Abu Mubaraka.
Uganda Premier League’s Ondupaarka FC and head coach Vialli Bainomugisha are set to part ways.
According to Sports nation, the two parties have seen their relationship strained by late payments and it is likely to push the coach out of the club.
Bainomugisha is said to be in Kampala, where he has been for the past week, and is expected to miss the next match against People Defense Forced FC of Uganda. The tactician was also unavailable during the 1-1 draw against Busoga United on Friday.
According to the post, Onduparaka partially paid the coach’s registration fee just before the match against Busoga as 2 million Ush were sent to his account, but Bainomugisha never showed up.
Bainomugisha was appointed head coach seven months ago to replace Livingstone Mbabazi, who had left the club midway through the 2019/20 season.
When appointed, the tactician radiated confidence that he was going to build a successful project as he had done at his previous club.
“This is the same project I had at Mbarara City FC in 2017, now look at how Brian Aheebwa and Ibrahim Orit have progressed,” Bainomugisha said at the time.
“It has been a short time that I have been with these players, but I am doing my best, it is a challenge.”
Although it came at a time when the club had experienced a massive exodus of key players, a number was signed to replace those who had left.
Moses Okot, Noel Nasasira, Ronald Odokonyero, Emmanuel Oketch, Gabriel Matata, Jerry Jakisa, Bony Musema, Augustine Opoka and Shaban Wasswa signed to work with Bainomugisha in the new season.
In his absence, assistant coach Abu Mubaraka is expected to oversee the Premier League team on an interim basis.
Bainomugisha is among the most experienced Ugandan tacticians who have worked with Kigezi Homeboyz, Lweza, Water, Mbarara City, Koboko and Kisugu United.
Onduparaka, who is said to be in contact with another famous Ugandan coach, is fifth having played seven games in which he won three, three ended in a draw and only once was he defeated; the 8-0 loss to KCCA FC on December 8 in Lugogo.
They will face Kyetume FC, Police FC and Vipers Sports Club in the next three games.