SC Villa sack Greek coach Petros Koukouras

Petros Koukouras (R) joined SC Villa in September 2021.

SC Villa have announced that Petros Koukouras has left his role as head coach of the club.

“Sports Club Villa has today amicably parted ways with its Head Coach, Petros Koukouras,” club President Hajji Omar Ahmed Mandela said on Thursday.


“Petros leaves with our sincerest appreciation for steering the Club through a very tough season and the Club wishes him well in his next endeavours,” he added.

The Uganda premier league record winners said Jackson ‘Nelly’ Magera will momentarily be in charge before a permanent coach is announced.

“Sports Club Villa confirms Petros’ Assistant, Jackson Magera will temporarily take up the role of Head Coach. Further announcements will be communicated in due course.”

Under Koukouras, the Jogoos finished just four places above relegation with 33 points from 30 games. They also dropped out of the Stanbic Uganda Cup at the quarter finals stage thanks to eventual winners BUL FC.

The Greek joined Villa in September 2021.