Former Assistant Coach Edward Golola retrns to Vipers SC
Uganda Premier League champions Vipers Sports Club confirmed on Sunday that former assistant coach Edward Golola has returned to the club as one of the interim coaches.
The soft spoken Golola returns to St Mary’s after the club relieved Mexican tactician Javier Martinez Espinosa of his duties after the club failed to reach the group stages of the CAF Champions League and will be taking charge of the Kitende based side for his third spell as the assistant coach.
Golola has promised to offer a different approach and says it’s a beginning of a new period.
“I’m happy to be back where l belong and l think it it like the beginning of a new period. Do l have a different personality? No, but for sure l have a different approach and perspective.” said Golola upon his return.
Golola has been part of the all the success at the club, helping them to win three league titles with two coming when he was the head coach (2009/10 and 2014/15) and the other as an assistant to Miguel Da Costa last season.
He will be working closely with Kenyan Michael Nam Ouma, Moses Oloya as the goalkeeping coach, Edward Ssali as the team trainer while Ram Nyakana Mpuga as the strength and conditioning coach.
Vipers SC are second in the Star Times Uganda Premier League, seven points behind leaders KCCA FC but with two games in hand.
Golala’s first match will see him take on Onduparaka on Tuesday january 8th.