Vipers Sports Club have confirmed Edward Golola as their new head coach.
Golola returns to the club for his third time (2009-2011, 2014-2015) at after serving as an assistant to Portuguese tactician Miguel Da Costa (2017-2018) and Kenyan Michael Nam Ouma recently (half 2019).
“I am immensely proud to be returning as head coach. Everyone knows my love for this club and the history we have shared, however, my sole focus is on the job in hand and preparing for the season ahead,” Golola told club website.
The Venoms’ President Dr. Lawrence Mulindwa confirmed the new development to the players during Saturday’s morning training at the St Mary’s Stadium.
“As the executive we can confirm Edward Golola as our next coach and we will give him all the support he needs this season.”
Golola will be deputised by Richard Wasswa, who also returns to the club for his third spell.
Golola replaces his former boss, Ouma whose 6-month contract expired last month and was not renewed.
The technical team that was dissolved earlier has been reappointed with Ram Nyakana Mpuga (fitness coach), Edward Ssali (second assistant coach), Mathius Kassagga (physiotherapist) and Moses Oloya as goalkeeping coach.
Vipers SC start the 2019/20 football season with participation in the Pilsner Super 8 tournament that gets underway next week.
The opening game will be on July 31 against Proline FC at StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo.