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Uganda FA searching for Micho replacement

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According to news in South Africa, the Ugandan FA have begun contacting managers as they brace for the seemingly imminent departure of .

Micho spoke exclusively to KingFut earlier this week, detailing his reasons for a possible departure from the Cranes.

The 47-year-old said, “due to non-payment of my salaries, my contract with is null and void, practically not valid which gives me a chance to go wherever I want. In the next 48 hours, I will announce what I will do.”

The Serbian coach, who has been in charge of Uganda since 2013, had guided the Cranes to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, which marked their first participation in the tournament since 1978. They’re now one step away from reaching the 2018 CHAN, as they’ll face Rwanda in the final qualification phase in August.

It seems his departure is all but sealed, as the Ugandan FA contacted former Polokwane City manager Luk Eymael to replace Micho, who has recently been linked to Orlando Pirates.

Speaking to, Eymael said, “They [FUFA] already contacted me yesterday [Wednesday], in case of separation with ‘Micho’ [Sredojevic], [But] it’s not yet done with ‘Micho’.”

Ugandan news network NBS is reporting that Micho is set to officially take over Orlando Pirates and sign a 3-year-contract on Monday.

Micho managed the South African outfit briefly in 2006.

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