STORY BY: Christine Nampeera
The executive director Real Stars Sports Agency Isaac Mukasa together with brand ambassador for Fortbet Alex Muhangi and Henry Zimbe the head of marketing Jude color solutions have today Tuesday , the 6th February 2024 awarded four Athletes for their unmatched January performance at Lazio Restaurant in Kololo-Kampala.
The four came from four sports disciplines including Hockey, Rugby, Boxing and Table tennis.
Nine-year-old Joseph Sebatindira was named the Table tennis player of January beating two other nominees Jemimah Nakawala and Jonathan Ssenyonga.
Ssebatindira claimed global supremacy in the World Table Tennis U-11 final in the Qatar capital of Doha last week.
He won a Gold medal after his final contest 3-0 triumph over Saudi Arabian Faris Al Taher.
In the boxing category, Katwe-Lipanda based boxer Kamada Ntege who knocked out Ally Amisi Mzeei of Tanzania in four (4) of the ten rounds contest of the ABU East and Central regional Middleweight championship to win the belt, was crowned the best boxer.
Ntege over came opposition from Isaac Zebra Ssenyange and Farahat Manirola to acquired January pride.
At the same event, Grace Nabagala of Kisubi Pacers beat competition from Peace Lekuru and Malcom Okello to smile home with a plaque and cash for rugby.
The Lady Rugby Cranes star fetched 25 points with an addition of four to make 29 points as the female National team finished fourth in the Dubai Challenge championship.
Weatherhead Hockey Club player Collins Batuusa emerged the hockey player of the month of January.
Batuusa was on target as Weatherhead beat Kampala Hockey Stallions and made an assist to Maxwell Migisa in the league.
He was also on score sheet in Wheatherheadsm’s 4-0 win against Wanainchi in the Uganda Cup final.
He finished third on league top scorers’ table log with 31 goals behind teammate Thomas Opio (32) and Jordan Achaye in the first place at 34.
Batuusa was also named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) and guided Weatherhead to a season double.
These awards are sponsored by Fortebet and Jude Color Solutions.
Each category winner, smiled home with UGX. 500,000 from Fortebet and a plaque courtesy of Jude Color Solutions.