SC Villa have appointed Kenneth Semakula as their new captain ahead of the 2023/24 season.
Semakula replaces Gift Fred who joined Tanzanian Premier league champions Yanga Africans in this transfer window.
The former Busoga United defender was serving as one of the deputy captains at SC Villa last season.
Semakula joined SC Villa at the start of the 2021/22 season from BUL FC. He is also a former Busoga United player.
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He has a year remaining on his current contract at the 16 time Uganda Premier league champions.
In 2021, he was part of the Uganda Hippos team (U-20) that reached the Africa Cup of Nations in Mauritania.
Meanwhile, SC Villa have also unveiled Chinese tire manufacturing company Linglong as their main sponsor for the next five season.
SC Villa are under the stewardship of Serbian tactician Dusan Stojanovic and will face off with Maroons FC in the FUFA Super 8 Pre-season tournament Quarterfinals before the kickoff of the 2023/24 season.