“May God bless his soul,” CAF President Hayatou said in a letter dated 6 April 2016 and addressed to president of Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA), Moses Magogo.
Dhaira, 28, was on the books of Icelandic side, ÍB Vestmannaeyjar prior to his death.
Having made his national team in 2009, he helped the Cranes to win the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup in 2012 on home soil. He also had stints with local sides Express and URA, as well as AS Vita of DR Congo and Tanzania’s Simba.
He was laid to rest on Wednesday, 6 April 2016 in Mayuge in the Eastern part of Uganda.