Jimmy Kirunda

Ugandan footballer and manager (1950-2020)

Jimmy Kirunda (1950 – 25 May 2020) was a Ugandan international football player and international football manager for the Uganda national football team.[1] He participated in five Africa Cup of Nations. He was manager of the national team between 1989 and 1996.[2]

Kirunda died of a heart attack on 25 May 2020 in Kampala, Uganda at the age of 70.[3]


  1. "Uganda sports news and features". www.observer.ug. Retrieved 2018-05-23.
  2. "How Uganda Cranes made it to Ghana '78". New Vision. 7 September 2009. Archived from the original on 5 January 2010. Retrieved 3 May 2011.
  3. "Veteran Uganda Cranes captain Jimmy Kirunda dies". Archived from the original on 2020-05-29. Retrieved 2020-05-28.