MAROONS FC NEW BOARD COMMENCES WORK IN HIGH GEAR

MAROONS FC NEW BOARD COMMENCES WORK IN HIGH GEAR

The Commissioner General of Prisons, Can. Dr Johnson Byabashaija earlier appointed a new board to give the two times Uganda Premeir League champions strategic direction in regards to governing Maroons Football Club.

The outgoing board that served the club since 2016 handed over the instruments of power to the incoming board at Uganda Prisons Headquarters, Kampala on 28th July 2022.

The outgoing chairman, Mr. Moses Kakungulu, Assistant Commissioner General of Prisons (Director of Corporation and Corporate Affairs) made a presentation to the
incoming board and highlighted on key major aspects i.e growth, change, continuity and stability. He also emphasized on three pillars that form the football club being football as a sport, football as a business and football as an industry.

Mr. Kakungulu urged the new board to promote Maroons FC Strategic Plan highlighting on areas of marketing, human resource development, facility/stadium growth, grassroot football development, communications and sporting elements among others.

He thanked the outgoing board with whom he served with for five years for the great service, he extended gratitude to all stakeholders of Maroons FC especially the
authority that gave him the opportunity to serve the great football club which he supported since childhood.

The new board chairman, Mr. Hillary Bisanga, Commissioner of Prisons (Logistics Management)
said, "I thank the outgoing board for their service and time they have offered this football club. We will continue to work with most members to further the growth of the club.”

"As the new board, we want to further grow the club by ensuring long term sustainability in the top flight league, we also want to increase on the club revenues through various initiatives and continue upholding the brand of the club by implementing the set Strategic Plan of the club".

Mr. Bisanga also extended a vote of thanks to the Commissioner General of Prisons who doubles as the club patron for the trust put in the new board under his leadership to steer Maroons to greater heights, he pledged to lift Maroons FC upto the continental levels and beyond.

Among the instruments handed over include; Strategic Plan, five year Activity report, Club Crescent, Approved club merchandises and Club assets àmong others.

The New Board Maroons Football Club confirmed Mr. Pius Bamwange as the Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Senfuma Mohammed as the Head Coach, each on a one-year renewable contract.

New Board

Mr. Hillary Bisanga, Commissioner of Prisons (Logistics Management) -  Chairman

Ms. Sana
Brenda, Assistant Commissioner of Prisons (Commandant - Prisons Academy and Training School) - Vice Chairperson

Mr. David Okiring, Principal Rehabilitation and Reintegration Officer (Head of Prisons Sports Division) - Secretary.

Mr. Elly Tumuryamye, Assistant Commissioner of Prisons (Service Transport Officer) - Member

Mr. Ronald Ojambo, PPO (Head of Procurement) - Member

 Mr. Onesmas Bitaliwo, Senior Superintendent of Prisons (General Administration and Welfare of Staff) - Member

Mr. Apollo Sempungu, Senior Superintendent of Prisons (Policy and Planning Unit) - Member

Mr. Yusuf Kiboome (Senior Accountant) - Member

Mr. Pius Bamwange, Chief Executive Officer (Maroons FC) - Member

Mr. Senfuma Mohammed, Head Coach (Maroons FC) - Member

Owned by the Uganda Prisons Service, Maroons is currently competing in the Uganda Premier League.

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