Vipers Sports Club on Tuesday unveiled Brazilian-Spaniard tactician Roberto Luiz Bianchi Pellister as their new head coach for the next two years.
The experienced coach has taken over from Brazilian Roberto Oliveira aka Robertinho, who sought a new home at Tanzanian giants Simba SC two weeks ago.
The 56-year-old has penned down a two-year employment contract at Kitende that will run until 2025.
He will be deputised by fellow countryman Roberto Martinez with two Ugandan tutors; Richard Wasswa as the second assistant coach and former Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Ibrahim Mugisha as the goalkeepers’ coach.
In his rich history, Bianchi has been at Ciudad de Murcia B between 2004-2007, Atlético Ciudad (2007-2009) and at Zamora from 2009 to 2010.
He also coached at Lorca Deportiva (2011), Batavia Union (2012-2013), Pro Duta (2013–2014), RRFC (2014–2015), Kazma (2020-21) and GD Interclube in 2021.
To cap his well-written Curriculum Vitae (CV), the versed tactician has worked with African giants Petro du Luanda of Angola from 2016-2019 and the Angolan national team – The Palancas Negras in 2017.
The UEFA A Pro license holder will be tasked to successfully steer the Venoms through the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League group stages to the knockout stages and also re-ignite the champions StarTimes Uganda Premier League (SUPL) title defence.