Bright Stars forward Samuel Ssekamate Kayongo, Yunus Ssentamu of Vipers SC and URA FC’s Shafik Kagimu are nominated for the famous Fortebet Real Stars monthly sports award for best football player of April.
Samuel Kayongo Ssekamatte (Bright Stars) score eight goals in eight games across all competitions as Bright Stars sublime form continue to exert misery onto opponents.
In the league he (Ssekamate) scored six in six games while two goals came from the Stanbic Uganda Cup against Big League out fit Paidha Black Angels.
He was on the score sheet twice as Bright Stars defeated Kitara 3-1 and also scored a goal in Bright Stars wins against Wakiso Giants (3-2), MYDA (3-0), Express (3-2) and KCCA FC (2-0) in the national league.
He was also on the score sheet twice when Bright Stars defeated Paidha Black Angels 3-1 to advance to the Stanbic Uganda Cup round of 16. He has enabled Bright Stars win six of their eight games played in April across all competitions.
Yunus Ssentamu (Vipers) played an integral role in Vipers progress last month, scoring seven goals across all competitions.
He notched a brace in Vipers SC’s wins against Busoga United (4-0), a 3-0 win away to Kitara and MYDA (4-0).
He was also on the score sheet as Vipers defeated Busoga United 2-1 in the return leg of the Stanbic Uganda Cup round of 32 fixture.
A dominative midfielder Shafik Kagimu is another contender of the award.
Despite being a midfielder, Kagimu scored three important goals in the month including a screamer strike against Mbarara City FC.
He ability to make most complete passes in the month, matching making, and brilliant player and creativity brings him too close to the accolade.
A set of three join more other two sets from motor sports and rugby to form nine nominees from three sports disciplines.
In rugby, James Ijongat (Kobs’), Ivan Magomu (Pirates) and Heathens’ Aziz Khan were earlier on nominated.
Motor Sport will see Has Mangat, Duncan Mubiru Kikankane and Hassan Alwi lock horns.
The awarding ceremony of each category winner of the Fortebet, Jude Color Solutions and Canan Soda sponsored awards will be held on Tuesday 4th May 2021 at Rout256 restaurant in Lugogo, Kampala.