Maroons FC boss Senfuma Mohammed has added to his backroom team with the appointment of club legend Maxwell Okello as fitness coach.
Maxwell Okello joined Maroons FC in 2005 at the age of 14 having grown through development pathways from Academy penetrating into the senior team in 2008.
He served at the club in a leadership position as Vice Captain for close to a decade and was a very instrumental in the recent promotion of Maroons back to the Uganda Premier League.
"I have offered all my life to this club with l
oyalty, honesty and integrity, I am happy to celebrate my retirement from active football and still offering my knowledge and expertise to this team".
"It's no secret that I have been taking my qualifications besides playing football and I see this as the first step in my future career," said Okello. "I'm really looking forward to working alongside Senfuma Mohammed and the team to make Maroons a better Club given the rich history that it has".
Senfuma said: "I'm delighted that Maxi has accepted the chance to become a fitness coach. His success and ability to adapt his game over a number of years gives him an unrivalled perspective on understa
nding modern football"
He added that Maxi's career cycle is an example to any aspiring young player at the Club and I'm sure that both him and the players will benefit much from his new role."
Okello will be directly responsible for the physical performance of all the playing personnel at the club and developing a physical performance plan that is fully aligned with the coaching philosophy and style of play of Maroons FC.
Maxwell Okello is a certified Football Fitness Coach by FUFA/UEFA and owns a treasured CAF C coaching license, with abilities of preparing training programs for players, communicating effectively to help improve players, helping players to develop new skills, testing and evaluating players, monitoring player’s progress and predicting performance in the modern football concept.
Every one at Maroons wish Maxwell Okello a good stay and successful coaching career.