Real Stars Monthly Awards

Saidi Kyeyune has been shortlisted for the January 2021 Fortebet Real Star Awards in the football cate gory.

The Fortebet Real Stars monthly awards are back with the January 2021 edition at Route 256 restaurant in Lugogo, Kampala Today, 2nd February 2021.

Kyeyune impressed at the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament despite the team failing to go past the group stages for the fifth consecutive time.

The midfielder scored two brilliant goals at the tournament, a 45-yard scorcher against Togo, and a superb free kick against Morocco.

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His performance at the tournament that is still ongoing in Cameroon earned him a couple of suitors, before Sudanese El Merriekh acted first to tie him down on a one-year contract from StarTimes Uganda Premier League side URA FC.

The 27-year-old will contend with two other football players who were also outstanding during the month of January at the Airtel Masaza Cup.

In the Football category Uganda Cranes midfielder Saidi Kyeyune will battle with Gomba Ssaza team forward Charles Bbaale and  Buddu custodian Farouk Yawe.

Gomba Ssaza’s Charles Bbaale is having a stellar tournament where he’s top scorer on seven goals and also waiting to see if he can guide his side to a fifth title when they take on Buddu.

Buddu goalkeeper and captain Farouk Yawe Ssebanja, also a player at newly promoted FUFA Big League entity Luweero United is the other player nominated.

Farouk Yawe is the other contender having registered four cleans sheets and will be hoping to add another when the final takes place on a yet to be communicated date.

       Fortebet Real Stars Monthly Awards:

In the Football Category:

Saidi Kyeyune -El Merriekh and Uganda Cranes

Charles Bbaale- Gomba Lions, Tiles and Terrazo

Farouk Yawe Ssebanja- Buddu and Luweero United

In the Golf Category:  

Godfrey Nsubuga -Mehta Golf Club and Golf Cranes

Elton Thembo-Entebbe and Junior Golf Cranes

Rogers Eyoyo -Mehta Golf Club and Golf Cranes

In the football Category,Uganda Cubs forward Oscar Mawa holds the award having won it for the month of December after helping his side win the CECAFA U17 and also qualify for the U17 Africa Cup of Nations, finishing as top scorer of the tournament on six goals.

Frank Fremer is a seasoned journalist, blogger and political analyst for over a decade in Uganda

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