UPDF spokesperson Brigadier Flavia Byekwaso has been elected the vice president of the Uganda Netball Federation (UNF) in charge of administrative matters.
This was during the federation’s annual elective general assembly over the weekend that took place at Lugogo Indoor Arena in Lugogo where Sarah Babirye Kityo was elected the new federation’s President.
Babirye will serve for the next four years; 2021 to 2025 and replaces Suzan Anek whose two terms in office expired at the start of the year.
She collected 184 votes, while the national team She Cranes manager Joselyn Uchanda came second with 41 votes and Nampijja had only five votes.
Brig. Flavia Byekwaso was elected the vice president in charge of administrative matters after garnering 175 votes. She beat Annet Kisomose who collected only 54 votes.
Other positions that were elected include; Richard Muhumuza as Vice President (technical), Aminah Mande Kimbugwe (General sSecretary), Harriet Margret Apolot (Assistant general secretary), Aidah Nambuusi Kibedi (Treasurer), and Yahaya Ssengabi (Publicity secretary).
Other leaders; Netball veteran Rose Kaala will represent the Kampala region, Richard Ojuk (Northern region), and Ronald Mudaasi in the Eastern region.
The elections were earlier scheduled to take place at the start of the year but were pushed ahead.