Football256 understands that former KCCA FC coach Mike Mutebi has turned down yet another opportunity to try his and at coaching beyond the Ugandan borders.
Information privy to this website indicates that Mutebi turned down the opportunity to become the next coach at Azam FC after he held initial talks and was even interviewed by the Tanzanian outfit.
The 51-year-old presided over KCCA’s most successful era in history during his five-year spell at Lugogo.
But Mutebi left the club under mutual understanding in March following their worst start to a season under him.
There continues to be as much anticipation on where his next managerial role lies, but it seems Mutebi is taking an extended break from coaching and will not be returning to the dugout at least until next season.
During his break, Mutebi has received plenty of interest from several clubs on the African continent including Azam and Rwandan outfits Kiyovu FC.
The Tanzanian club is currently exploring its managerial options for next season with Zambian coach George Lwandamina’s one-year contract only five months away from expiry.
Lwandamina remains a prime candidate for an extension, but the Ice Cream Makers want to keep their options open and approached Mutebi about the possibility of taking over at the Chimanzi complex.
In fact, discussions went well, and Mutebi seemed to be interested in the project, but eventually declined the offer after some talks were held.
Mutebi continues to be linked to several coaching roles since leaving KCCA including a shot at being the next Uganda Cranes head coach.
While appearing in an interview with NBS TV’s the Score, Mutebi said that he would take an offer where the project entices him and offers something unique.