Vipers SC Appoint Brazilian, Roberto Oliviera As New Head Coach

Vipers SC patron, Lawrence Mulindwa unveiling Roberto Oliviera

Vipers SC patron, Lawrence Mulindwa unveiling Roberto Oliviera

Vipers SC have appoint former Gor Mahia tactician, Roberto Oliviera as their new head coach.

The former Brazilian international signed a three-year contract and will be deputized by Portuguese Marcelo Cardoso.

Marcelo Cardoso will assist Roberto Oliviera

Denis Luganda, Vipers SC legal Director revealed that they received 84 applications and zeroed on Roberto Oliviera.

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.

Denis Luganda

While speaking at the unveiling, Vipers SC patron, Lawrence Mulindwa said Roberto Oliviera is the manager the club have been looking for and thanked the people that participated in the vetting process.

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. 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.

Lawrence Mulindwa

Mulindwa loves football and managed to build St. Mary’s Stadium but he is renowned for sacking coaches without giving them time.

Full name: Robertinho Oliveira Gonçalves do Carmo

Date of Birth: 22nd  June 1960Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Playing Career:

1978–1982: Fluminense (Brazil)1983: Flamengo (Brazil)

1984: Palmeiras (Brazil)

1985–1986: Flamengo (Brazil)  

1987: Internacional (Brazil)

1988: Sport (Brazil)

1989: Atlético Mineiro (Brazil)

1989–1993: Nacional (Portugal)

1994–1995: Grössembacher (Brazil)

National team: Brazil (1980)

Clubs managed:

1995: Grössembacher (Brazil)

1995–1997: Rio Branco (Brazil)

1998–1999: Brasil de Pelotas (Brazil)

1999–2000: São Bento (Brazil)

2000–2002: Fluminense (Brazil)

2003: Clube de Regatas Brasil (Brazil)

2003–2004: Centro Sportivo Alagoano (Brazil)

2004: America (Brazil)

2004–2005: Rio Branco (Brazil)

2005–2008: Stade Tunisien (Tunisia)

2008–2009: Kazma (Kuwait)

2009: Al-Shamal (Qatar)

2009–2010: Hammam-Sousse (Tunisia)

2010–2011: Legião (Brazil)

2012–2013: Stade Gabèsien (Tunisia)

2013–2014: Grombalia Sports (Tunisia)

2014–2016: Atlético Sport Aviação (Angola)

2018–2019: Rayon Sports (Rwanda)

2020 -2021 Gor Mahia Head Coach (Kenya)

2021 – Vipers