Wasswa Bbosa is fast becoming one of the best managers in Ugandan football having led Startimes Uganda premier league side Tooro United from a relegation candidate to a top table team.
Since he joined the Tooro based side last season from SC Villa, Wasswa has turned the former Soana football club that finished 12th last season into one of the most difficult teams to beat, especially at home.
Tooro is unbeaten at the Buhinga Stadium and ejected defending champions KCCA FC from the Uganda cup.
Voted the best coach
He joined the club after one and a half years at Villa helping them to third a third place finish and leading them to the semi finals of the Uganda cup.
The former Uganda Cranes international signed a two-year contract with Tooro and was voted the best coach in the Startimes Uganda premier league beating Vipers boss Micheal Nam Ouma.
Reflecting on the first days at the club, Bbosa reveals how tough the first days were at Tooro United.
“The beginning was really hard, we started from scratch because they were no good players, we had to assemble a new team. Everything was new from the players to the coaches.”
Coming back from the edge
He also adds that he is happy his team has greatly improved and he eyes to end the season in the top 5 position.
“Am happy about my team’s performance, there has been a great transformation. I joined joined Tooro United after it had survived being relegated and they ended their season in 12th position. Now this season after I joined we are now in 7 position on the 16 times team log and my target is to finish among the top five this season “
In their 23 games they have played so far in the Startimes Uganda premier league 2019 season, Tooro United is placed seventh with 33 points. With eight wins in 23 games, six losses and nine draws.
Tooro has conceded 19 goals and scored 21 and will next face fifth placed BUL FC at their Buhinga Fortress in Fort Portal.
In their last eleven meetings with BUL FC since 2013 (Including when it was Soana FC), Tooro United has won seven games, and lost the rest with no draws between the two sides.