Uganda Premier League champions Vipers SC have announced the appointment of Former FIFA referee Charles Masembe as their new Sporting director.
Masembe who joins the Venoms a few weeks after Simon Njuba was appointed Club CEO, will be tasked with creating a favourable environment for both the players and coaches at the club.
Speaking after Masembe’s appointment, Vipers SC President Lawrence Mulindwa said he is delighted to have Masembe in the new role at the club.
“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 told the club 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,” he added.
Masembe expected to act as the link-up between the technical team and the board of directors and will be mandated to provide technical advice to the coaching staff, give guidance for the club vision and sporting strategy.
Masembe is also a former Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) CEO.