Sports Fraternity eulogises coach Timbe

Man Jose Kayima

The Sports Fraternity in Uganda has eulogized late URA FC head coach Sam Timbe.

Timbe breathed his last on Saturday after as he was being rushed to Nakasero hospital.

“Our deepest condolences to @URAFC_Official, family of Coach Sam Timbe and entire football fraternity on the loss of a strong pillar in our football.
Uganda and Regional football is incomplete without the mention of Coach Timbe.
We shall miss him dearly.” FUFA wrote on their social media platforms

Timbe’s former side SC Villa,

“A mastermind of the Game! We’re suddened by the passing of Coach Sam Timbe.

“Our 2004 @UPL & 2005 CECAFA CUP WINNING COACH. Under Him, the #Jogoos won a third title (CECAFA) unbeaten and without conceding a goal.”
Rest in Peace Jogoo.”

“The Club President, Dr. Lawrence Mulindwa, Vipers SC Executive, Technical Team, Players, Staff, Supporters of Vipers SC & the entire Venoms Family; express their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Coach Sam Timbe who passed away this afternoon.”

“We pray that the Almighty God comforts and strengthens his family, coaching staff, players and friends at URA FC during this sad time of their loss.

May His Soul Rest in Peace.” Vipers eulogized the late

“We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Sam Timbe, the head coach of URA FC.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time.
We extend our deepest condolences to URA FC and the entire Ugandan football community.

May Sam Timbe Rest In Peace.” KCCA FC eulogized

Meanwhile, FUFA has postponed the FUFA Super 8 game between KCCA FC and URA FC that was scheduled for tomorrow.

Timbe was Born January 1, 1954, to late Stanley and Dorothy Wabuteya of Bikibumbi of Bubulo, Manafa District.

He went to Bupoto Primary School, Nabumali High School and Tororo College.

Timbe played for only one club – Coffee FC and he was part of the national team from 1978-1983 but was never capped.

As coach, he won league titles with SC Villa (2004), Atraco (2008) and Young Africans (2010/2011).

He’s also the only coach to win four Cecafa Cup titles with four different sides; SC Villa (2005), Police (2006), Atraco (2009) and Young Africans (2011).

This makes him the most successful tactician in the tournament.

The sides he has handled include Coffee, Police, Lyantonde, UPDF, Mbale Heroes, She Kobs, Uganda Youth team (U-19), Simba FC, SC Villa, Uganda Cranes assist coach, URA, Tusker (Kenya) Atraco (Rwanda) and Yanga (Tanzania). Rest in peace

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