Rugby Premiership side Jinja Hippos have confirmed appointment of Charles Onen as the head coach.
Onen replaces Robert Seguya who is still nursing Leukemia.
“Hippos Rugby is excited to announce Charles Onen as our new Head Coach,” announced the club on Thursday.
“Charles brings with him a wealth of playing, reffing and coaching experience to our club and we look forward to breaking new heights together.”
Onen who featured for Rugby Cranes Sevens team during his playing days, was part of the Buffaloes team that finished as runners up in 2014.
He inherits a buzzing squad that finished fourth with 24 points after beating Entebbe Mongers 29-11 at Dam Waters on the last day of the season.
Hippos captain Maxwell Ebonga is reportedly out for the best of the upcoming season due to an injury.