Vipers SC is a football club in Wakiso Town, Uganda playing in the top level of Ugandan professional football, the Uganda Premier League.
In early 1978, Bunamwaya Parish local administration decided to form a football team. This was due to youth unemployment in the region. Royal elders in the region offered a land in Lufuka zone where the first play ground was constructed. Then the team named Bunamwaya FC first competed in Parish and zonal competition where locals greatly supported the team. In 1980, the team started to compete in Mpigi district second division league for three (3) years and then collapsed due to financial problems and the bush war during that time.
The club’s revival was achieved in 1986 after reorganization led by then team manager, Peter Kawewedde who had to see the club qualify for first division status in Mpigi district. In 1987, the club failed to qualify for Zonal Mini Leaque that was hosted at Lufuka play ground. The club made an attempt again in 1992 by merging with other two (2) teams; Masajja United and Ndejje to form BMN United which didn’t last long due to rivalry between the neighbouring parishes. In 1994, the club focused on qualifications in the Zonal Mini League which they failed to achieve until 1999 after being held to a goalless draw by rival Masajja United.
In 2000, the club elected a new leader Dr. Lawrence Mulindwa and in four (4) years later, the club won two (2) first division trophies and qualified for two (2) Regional Mini Leagues. Administration restructuring started during that period and it resulted into a major step for the club qualifying for the Top tier League in the country. Under the guidance of Lawrence Mulindwa, the club changed names to Vipers Sports Club after constructing its play ground in Buikwe District. Vipers have spent now ten (10) years playing with the Top Tier League in the country. Working within tight budgets, the club decided to use Red and White for home games and Blue and White for away games. Lawrence Mulindwa/ St. Mary’s Senior Secondary School Kitende’s generosity in providing shirts has inspired the club to greater height FIRST GAME IN THE LEAGUE The very first game of the club career came on Friday 3rd of February 2006 against another newly promoted club Super cub. It took place at Wankulukuku Stadium and ended 1–0 in favour of Vipers. The only goal was scored by Ssenyunja Saad. Since then the club has managed to win five Uganda Premier League titles (2009/10, 2014/15, 2017/18, 2019/20 and 2021/22), the Uganda Cup twice (2016 and 2021), Fufa Super Cup (2015) and Fufa Super 8 Cup (2019)
“WE CURRENTLY BOAST OF A STATE OF THE ART 20,000 SEATER ST. MARY’S STADIUM”
Thank you Dr. Lawrence Mulindwa