Edward Kaziba – SC Villa performed well due to teamwork

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SC Villa head coach Edward Kaziba has revealed the reason why his side was able to perform well in the league last season.

The 16-time Uganda Premier League champions defied all odds to finish third in the league with superb performances throughout the season.

SC Villa was struggling for survival during the 2018/2019 season.

According to Kaziba, they were able to perform well because of teamwork.

Coach Kaziba reveals how he helped SC Villa to third-place UPL ...
SC Villa has been in fine form during the 2019/2020 season

“It was teamwork despite problems within the camp such as delayed payment of wages,” Kaziba was quoted by New Vision.

“I had to bring the team together and above all, I have my own philosophy of play and I selected players who fitted the style.”

“The players were committed and as a parent, I approached and talked to them and we solved problems together as a family.”


“I listen to them, and we work hand in hand with both players and the technical bench,” he added.

Edward Kaziba is without pressure

The veteran tactician also revealed his agreement with the management after joining from Uganda women’s national team.

“When I arrived at Villa, I told the top administration to keep me away from the pressure of the fans and not interfere with the team.”

“I came to SC Villa with an experience just having coached at Standard High school for almost 16 years and having acquired my CAF A, B, C coaching certificates.

SC Villa's Kaziba reveals how they managed to finish third despite ...
SC Villa finished third on the logo

“This helped me with a lot of knowledge and confidence. So coming to coach a club like Villa that has a lot of supporters with a lot of expectations was easy,” he added.

During his playing time, Kaziba played for teams like of KCC, Tobacco FC. He was also part of Jogoo Young technical team.

He managed top talents like Godfrey Walusimbi, Emmanuel Okwi, Joseph Mpande among others. 

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Herman Nnyanzi 'The Analyst' is a Ugandan multimedia sports journalist who started his career in 2017. He has a genuine strong love for sports and expertise, especially football. Contact me on +256704472629 or +256786403603

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