Jimmy Kirunda

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Jimmy Kirunda
Personal information
Full name James C. Kirunda
Date of birth 1950
Place of birth Uganda
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Mulago FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1969 Express FC
1969–1979 KCC
1979–1980 Abu Dhabi Sports Club
SC Villa
National team
Teams managed
SC Villa
Bell FC
1985– Buikwe Red Stars
Cooperative FC
1989–1996 Uganda
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jimmy Kirunda (born 1950[1]) is a former international football player and international football manager for the Uganda national football team.

He participated in five Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaigns and captained Uganda in three of the final tournaments.

He was manager of the national team between 1989 and 1996.[2]


  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.

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