The USPA executive unanimously voted the veteran administrator.
(Credit: Johnson Were)
KAMPALA - As USPA heads gears up for its annual awards gala scheduled for this Friday at Imperial Royale Hotel, handball federation president Sheila Agonzibwe has been voted the Nile Special/USPA Legend of the year 2016.
The USPA executive unanimously voted the veteran administrator for the award for her endless service and commitment to sports in the country.
Besides being the president of the Uganda Handball Federation (UHF), Agonzibwe was last year elected president of Africa Zone 5 and also as a committee member of the continental governing body.
Zone 5 is the biggest zone in Africa consisting of eleven countries - Uganda, Egypt, Sudan, Djibouti, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Somalia and South Africa.
She has also served as president Uganda Baseball and Softball Federation, president of East and Central Handball Association, Uganda Olympic Committee member and National Council of Sports member.
USPA will on Friday award different sports athletes who excelled in 2016 at a glamorous awards function themed 'Going Ugandan'.
To match the theme, guests are expected to wear Ugandan cultural attire like kitengi, gomesi and kanzu (tunic).