The club's president Lawrence Mulindwa believes Charles Masembe’s appointment will help the club reach its goal of being one of Africa's top teams.
Viper SC have appointed former FIFA referee and FUFA CEO Charles Masembe as their new sporting director.
The club's president Lawrence Mulindwa believes Charles Masembe's appointment will help the club reach its goal of being one of Africa's top teams.
"We are delighted to have appointed Charles Masembe. This is a role we have been keen to introduce into the structure for some time, and it has been in our strategic plan," Mulindwa said, according to the club's website.
"We unveil Masembe as one of the most experienced and exposed football administrators because our dream is big and we want people like him that can help us archive our vision of becoming the first-class football club in Uganda and Africa."
On his appointment, Masembe said, "It is an honour and privilege to join Vipers SC, an institution with big dreams. I have always wanted to give my contribution to institutions with dreams and I have landed well in a place where I can also be helpful."
Masembe is expected to create a satisfactory environment for the players, coaches, management, and also supervise the youth structures of the club.
The former referee is also tasked with creating a bond between technical staff and the Board of Directors.
Vipers are scheduled to compete in the CAF Champions League, Uganda Premier League, Uganda Cup, FUFA Super 8, and FUFA Super Cup.