Star times Uganda premier league league new bees and army side Gaddafi FC have officially unveiled Odur Jacob, Kimera Richard and Mwesigwa David as Vice chairperson, Head of marketing and media officer respectively.
According to club media team, the unveiling was done on 8th September at the club’s headquarters at Narambhai road in Jinja City.
While addressing the media,the club chairman Ochieng Edrine revealed why the trio has been appointed.
“Our club has now gone to top flight football and we need a top performing team of administrators to achieve our set goals.”
Mr Ochieng also explains how he convinced Jacob Odur to return to football management.
“I contacted Mr Odur Jacob who we all know as seasoned football administrator, shared our vision and he accepted to join us. Most of you know that he had quit football management but his love for the game was still evident. He will be working as Vice chairperson and head of finance on our executive committee.”
The Chairman also believes that the addition of Mr Kimera Richard in the marketing department and Mwesigwa David in the communication department will help a lot.
“We have also decided appoint Kimera Richard as head of marketing. This department is key because it is through marketing that we can attract sponsors and partners who strengthen our financial muscle. With his vast experience and skills, we believe Mr Kimera is the right man for the job.”
“Mwesigwa David is our son here. We sent him out on loan to Busoga United and so i can say that his loan deal expired and we opted not to renew it. He will be working with our communications department and i believe he will do a great job.”
Gaddafi football club sportingly qualified for the star times Uganda premier league after overcoming Proline FC in the finals of the FUFA big league play offs held at FUFA technical center last month. The team has now stepped up its preparations ahead of their first ever top flight competition expected to commence on 15 October 2021.
Gadaffi FC has managed to play a single season from Uganda’s forth tier league, third tier(Regional league), FUFA Big league and now promoted to the StarTimes Uganda premier league.
Gaddafi joins BUL FC and Busoga United FC among the Jinja based club to play in the SUPL coming season