The State Minister for Sports, Charles Bakkabulindi the state minister for sports has said that top government officials are in talks to how they can pay former National Cranes coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic salary arrears. At the end of July, the Serbian thrown away a towel of coaching Uganda Cranes after FUFA had failed to pay UGX 200million (US$54,000).
Micho who left the country cursing was recently unveiled as the new head coach for South African based football club Orlando pirates. While speaking to the media on the issue, minister Bakkabulindi said that the government in plans of paying Micho in order to avoid court cases which can be costly. "We would want to be open and know how much he was being paid and what was owed and how the contract was terminated so that we can compensate him’ ’he said Uganda cranes are in preparations to play their next game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Uganda will host Egypt on August 31st at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.