Vipers Sports Club has embarked on preparations for the forthcoming season by aligning all club departments with the modern day management strategies in a workshop.

Vipers Club President Dr. Lawrence Mulindwa expressing his satisfaction to the facilitators, technical team & players on how the two day workshop unfolded.

The two day workshop conducted at St Mary’s stadium conference room has been conducted today and officially closed by the club supremo Dr. Lawrence Mulindwa who expressed his satisfaction on the ways it unfolded.

Former FIFA referee Denis Batte discussed the laws of the game focusing on the new amendments that were released earlier this month by the international football governing body.

In his remarks, the academician emphasized the need of reviving the club’s ambitions and the knowledge to understand Vipers’ identity before putting on the Venoms jersey.

Fufa’s Human resource and capacity building manager Jackson Nyiima presented what Fufa/Fifa expects from a professional footballer.

He stressed hard work, commitment , consistency coupled with a mission to achieve set up goals in the end helping the club to progress as well.

Vipers Promotions Manager Robert Ssentongo submission focused more on player branding.

The executive, players, technical and administrative staff plus all other departments participated in the workshop which highlighted on various issues pertaining to the beautiful game.

Vipers Marketing Director Simon Ssekankya spoke about pushing the brand further.

Facilitators who included among others Dennis Batte, Charles Masembe, Jackson Nyiima, Eddie Butindo, Simon Ssekankya, Robert Ssentongo, Dr. Joseph Mutyaba and Abdu Wasike professionally conducted proceedings to an attentive class.

Dr. Joseph Mutyaba from LifeLink hospital discussed about First Aid and effects of substance abuse.

The topics covered included:

  • Laws of the game: New Amendments
  • FUFA/FIFA Expectations
  • Football player as a brand
  • First Aid and effects of substance abuse
  • Life after football
  • Development of a professional player
Former FIFA referee & Fufa CEO Charles Masembe talked about Life after football to the Venoms.

This marks the beginning of a restructuring process Vipers is undergoing in a bid to recapture glory having gone trophy less during the out going season.

Vipers Technical Development Manager (TDM) Eddie Butindo tackled about what it means to develop a professional footballer.

Furthermore, the technical development manager Butindo outlined the club strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats analysis in a detailed report which has been thoroughly discussed upon by the executive hence bound to cause major key changes in the playing staff.