Vipers FC Have Appointed Brazillian Roberto Oliviera As The Head Coach

Vipers FC Have Appointed Brazillian Roberto Oliviera As The Head Coach

By Simon Abaho

Vipers SC have appointed Roberto Oliviera Gonçalves do Carmo as their new head coach

The former Brazilian international has signed a three year deal with the four time league champions and will be deputized by Portuguese Marcelo Cardoso.

Denis Luganda, the legal Director at Vipers SC revealed that over eighty-four applications were received and a long process has led to what the club feels is the best choice.

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Roberto Oliviera the New Vipers head coach

“We received 84 submissions of interested parties from all over the world including Uganda who felt had requirements who felt they deserved the job,” said Luganda.

“We went through all applicants using the committee set up for the job and 13 shortlisted were shortlisted. Interviews were conducted – some physical and others virtual and we believe we got the right choice.”

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Marcelo Cardoso Is the assistant Coach

Club President Lawrence Mulindwa thanked the people in the process of identifying the tactician who he described as one with the qualities the club has always wanted.

“I want to thank whoever has been involved in the process and we got the right candidate. We needed a coach with strategic and leadership skills – innovative and will give strategic direction to the club to ensure the vision and mission of the club are achieved.

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New Head Coach arriving at Kitende

“We needed a coach who could bring a fundamental change to the club, one with a strong winning mentality as we aim to become the number one club on the continent.”

Vipers SC and Mulindwa are known for sacking coaches without giving them time but this time, the  

“It’s not a mere change of guard but a real marriage this time round.”

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The Unveiling of the New Head Coach By Dr Lawrence Mulidwa.

The Brazilian who has coached in Rwanda (Rayon Sport), Angola, Tunisia stated that he is here to win and with an exciting philosophy.

“I came here to be champion. We have the same direction with the Vipers. My philosophy is good football and attacking football with a good balance between young and experienced players.”

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