Kiprotich Appointed Member of National Council of Sports

The Minister of State for Sports, Denis Hamson Obua has appointed Uganda’s long distance runner and 2012 Olympic marathon champion, Stephen Kiprotich, member of National Council of Sports (NCS)

Kiprotich was appointed together with 10 other members, according to the list of appointees released by the Ministry of Education and Sports.

“In exercise of the powers vested up on me by Section 3(ii) of the National Council of Sports Act (1964), I am pleased to appoint the following ad Chairman and members of NCS for the term of 2 years with immediate effect.”


National Council of Sports is a statutory organ whose establishment, status and powers are enshrined under The NCS Act of 1964, to among other things; Develop, Promote and Control sports activities in Uganda on behalf of Government, under the Ministry of Education and Sports.

The NCS which is linked to the Supreme Council for Sports in Africa (SCSA) and other relevant sports organizations serves as an apex organization that coordinates all sports activities in the country, in conjunction with National Sports Associations/Federations.

Ambrose Tashobya – Chairman.

Stephen Kiprotich – Member.

Cecilia Anyakoit – Member.

Zubair Galiwango – Member.

Andrew Owiny Otengo – Member.

Juliet Oyulu – Member.

George William Galiwango – Member.

Evelyn Gloria Piloya – Member.

Agatha Arembe Namirembe – Member.

Susan Nowell Ongom Anek – Member.

Derrick Namisi – Namisi.

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