By Spy Uganda
Kampala: Uganda’s leading Victoria University has once again hooked a big fish this time from the field of sports and that is none other than Uganda’s Basketball star Flavia Flirsh Oketcho who has taken over the office of the Dean of Students.
For those who didn’t know Flirsh, she is a graduate of a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication (majoring in Marketing and PR) and has been playing her basketball while engaging in several businesses being an entrepreneur, TV Presenter, and Marketing consultant.
According to Victoria University management, she will be expected to boost the sports activities at the university and also bring a wealth of knowledge to improve the students’ welfare all aimed at giving the students a conducive academic environment.
Flirsh started out her basketball career around 1998 and she is still moving strong being the most decorated basketball player. She has won the league with Lady Bucks, UCU Lady Canons, KCCA Leopards, and JKL Lady Dolphins. She played her first league match in 2001 with the Lady Bucks.
In 2004 she was voted MVP in the East Africa Club Championship, which she helped to win two league titles. In 2005, she represented Uganda in the Zone V Nations Tournament.
Currently, she’s playing for JKL Lady Dolphins and also doubles the Gazelles captain.
Flavia Oketcho is among the University staff that were celebrated on 2021 Women’s Day top of; University Secretary-Ms,Katusabe Ssemwezi, Assistant Academic Registrar-Ms,Precious Aturinda, Administrative Assistant-Ms,Barbara M among others.