VETERAN SPORTS ADMINISTRATOR AND CRICKET COACH ABBEY LUTAAYA DEAD AT 72

He had it all -grooming many Ugandan sportsmen especially in the sports discipline of cricket –  Abbey Kits Lutaaya, one of Uganda’s longest serving sports administrators  is now dead.

Family members told ugandaupdatenew.com that Lutaaya,died after a long illness.  Lutaaya  excelled at the  Africa Cricket Club (ACC) in early 70s that helped him to join the  national team  and was involved with the sport for well over  16 years.  

He then took-on sports  administrator  serving  as ACC general secretary in 1975 and  Uganda Cricket Association (UCA) general secretary from 1975-1982 and  chairman from 1982-1992. He was National Council of Sports (NCS) general secretary from 1992 to 2003. In 2002, Lutaaya received the ICC Life Achievement Award. In 2019 UCA  honoured him for  his outstanding service when he turned 70 years old.

A ruthless champion ,  Lutaaya  pushed the limits to have those under his charge excel in the  sports disciplines they were involved in .’

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