We are delighted to announce that David Ndihabwe has been named our new men’s first-team captain.
Ndihabwe now takes over the arm band from club legend Silvester Okello who is partaking a Cadet Principal Officers' course with the mother institution i.e Uganda Prisons Service and Maxwell Okello who was recently appointed a Football Fitness Coach at the club.
While speaking to maroonsfc.co.ug, Senfuma Mohammed had this to say.
"David represents the values of this great football club, of his fellow team mates, of the
back room staff. He's respected by everyone inside the club and I'am proud to announce him as a our permanent skipper,"
"Of course; David has a lot of qualities that we want as a Captain, one of them is that he thinks about the team before himself, the will enjoy his leadership."
Although the 28 year old rejoined Maroons FC from Arua Hill SC where he had spent only 12 months, Senfuma said he was previously part of the One Force Army between 2019 and 2021 where made an instant impact on the squad.
Ndihabwe joins a big list that of legends that have captained Maroons; Silvester Okello, Maxwell Okello, S
ida Alex and Chemari James among others.
David believes that the appointment is a big recognition and a great declaration of trust. He noted that he will take it as a big compliment in regards to his career growth.
"It's a privilege to captain this team with un defined legends and magnificent players, am so pleased to be part of the process of rebuilding and making Maroons great".
Ndihabwe will be assisted by ever green custodian Emmanuel Akol as vice captain, center back Belmos Opio as the third and Patrick Bayiga as the fourth in that pecking order.
As his first assignment, he will captain the team during 16th Edition of the Interforces Games due to be hosted at the Queen Elizabeth National Park commencing on the 19th September.
Maroons Football Club LTD.
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