The management of Acholi Province team has sacked head coach Akena Geoffrey, captain Okot Denis and kits manager following a controversial letter circulating on social media demanding the resignation of some of the top management officials.
The letter that was released by the players a few days ago state that if the top management officials failed to step down, they will lose their next game deliberately.
After ordering Acholi Province head coach, Akena Geoffrey to step down and hand over all belongings of the team, the management immediately appointed Ndejje University coach, Mr. Komakech Raymond Timothy as the new head coach.
According to the statement released on Wednesday, 21st September 2022, the above-mentioned people will have to be investigated first before taking part in any activities involving the team.
Their sack was confirmed in a statement issued by management on the official social media page.
“In the meeting held on 21st day of September 2022, the management of Acholi Province
resolved to investigate the source of and the motive behind the later purportedly written by Acholi Province players which is circulating on social media.
The head coach, Team Captain, and the Kits manager have been identified as some of the many people to be investigated.
The purpose of this letter is to formally notify the general public and fans that the management of Acholi Province resolved that the above-named step aside pending investigations on the above-mentioned allegations.
Accordingly, they stand suspended and are directed to hand over whatever is in their possession that belongs to the province and to ease performing any role incidental to that of the Acholi Province has with immediate effect appointed Komakech Raymond Timothy as caretaker coach for Acholi Province.