Coach Shafik Bisaso stepped down as Proline Football Club head coach immediate effect.
The development was confirmed on Wednesday evening following the team’s narrow 5-4 penalty shooting defeat to URA FC in the Pilsner Super Eight tournament.
The communication for his stepping down was confirmed in an official press release issued by the club’s CEO William Bakabukindi.
“This is to inform the general public that our team manager Shafik Bisaso will be leaving the country for further studies to upgrade his coaching levels. This is a program that was arranged for him and funded by the club a few months ago but has come to fruition now.”
Read the statement released by the club.
“We shall be communicating about our immediate changes in our technical setup very soon. We wish Shafik Bisaso the best in his studies and look forward to reuniting with us.
Bisaso guided Proline to Stanbic Uganda Cup championship last 2018-2019 season after defeating Bright Stars 5-4 in penalties earning a ticket for the CAF Confederation Cup.
He also inspired Proline to the FUFA Big League glory in the same season after edging Wakiso Giants on the finals at Lugogo.
The soft-spoken gaffer joined Proline at the start of the previous campaign and also coaches at Singo Ssaza team.
The club expected to name former Uganda Cranes head coach Mathias Lule as their interim coach who will handle the team in their CAF Confederation Cup return leg against Master’s Security from Malawi.