The URA FC Board sitting on the 26th October 2018 appointed Ivan Kakembo as the new CEO of URA FC.
The previously SC Villa CEO has been given a one year renewable contract effective 1st November 2018.
URA believes that Kakembo has the necessary expertise to lead the ‘dream team’.
“I am so happy to join URA FC as a club and being under URA as an institution is a great honor. I’m so confident because I come here with great expertise in football management both locally and internationally which I believe will give us as a club an edge in Ugandan football today. I expect to lobby for the club’s growth and also deliver a new brand of URA FC and ensure that the success of the club is unmatched,” said Kakembo in his acceptance statement.
The Chairman URA FC Mr. Kizza James promised support to the new CEO and he emphasized that the CEO has been thoroughly selected and the board is convinced that Ivan is the right man for the job. He also noted that the CEO has been tasked to turn the club into a bigger football brand both locally and internationally.
The club also unveiled the official medical sponsors and this is St. Catherine Hospital who will be partnering with URA FC to provide medical insurance cover for URA FC players, URA FC staff and their dependents to ensure that the team is healthy.
“We are happy to be part of this great team and we believe that when the team is healthy then the results will be good too,” said Mr. Lawrence Omuntu, the public relations director St. Catherine’s Hospital.