Brigadier Jackson ‘Bell’ Tushabe breathed his last on Tuesday morning 30th June 2020 at Nakasero Hospital.
A retired UPDF officer was the owner of Victors FC which played in the Uganda top flight and also won the Uganda Cup twice 2007/2008 and 2009/2010.
His club represented Uganda on two occasions in the CAF Confederation Cup in 2009 and 2011.
Fufa mourns Jackson ‘Bell’ Tushabe’s death
The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) has issued a statement mourning Jackson ‘Bell’ Tushabe’s death.
“We would like to express our heartfelt condolences on the demise of Brigadier Jackson Tushabe Bell,” a statement from Fufa reads.
“Words are inadequate to express this sad moment as football has lost a great contributor to the game.”
“Bell served the game with alot of diligence and always showcased his vast experience in projects assigned to him.”
“He loved the beautiful game and he was enthusiastic on anything connected to football. We shall miss him dearly.”
“Our condolences go out to the bereaved family and Uganda Peoples Defence Forces,” the statement further reads.
Jackson ‘Bell’ Tushabe a football fanatic
Jackson ‘Bell’ Tushabe served in various positions in Ugandan football such as Fufa Vice President-Competitions.
He also served as Chairman Super Division Clubs Association (SDCA 2005-2009) and Chairman Security Committee CECAFA 2012 hosted in Kampala.
Under his reign with Victors, they won the Uganda Cup and also played in the Caf Confederation Cup on two different occasions.
Victors was home for big name players like Hassan Mubiru, Benjamin Ochan and Ali Kimera.
Others include Daniel Sserunkuma, Isaac Katwere and Karim Ndugwa among others.
In the bush, Bell belonged to the dare devil category of commanders like Jet Mwebaze (RIP), Stanley Muhangi (RIP).
Others are Col. Patrick Lumumba (RIP) and Brig. Matayo Kyaligonza.
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