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Pilsner/UPL Awards Return: Brian Aheebwa, Kalumba, Ocen Battle for Player of December

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The Pilsner Uganda Premier league monthly awards return after awhile and three players who include Brian Aheebwa, Brian Kalumba and Ben Ocen of KCCA FC, UPDF and Police respectively are nominated.

The month of December has been an action packed period in Uganda premier League season of 2020/21 and the first five matchday fixtures have recorded amazing performances from different players and coaches.

Basing on that performance, UPL is set to award the best performers. KCCA FC’s Brian Aheebwa is the current leading top scorer with 7 goals and two assists in five games.

Police’s Ben Ocen has scored six and an assists after five matches compared to UPDF’s forward Brian Kalumba who is at five goals.

However, Kalumba may suffer inconsistent disadvantage over Aheebwa and Ocen who have consistently scored a goal almost in every game.

Kalumba’s four gaols came in their (UPDF) 5-1 win against new comers Kitara and a penalty gaol in Busoga United 3-0 win for UPDF.

URA FC’s Sam Ssimbwa and Keefa Kisala lock horns to prove who is the lion in the the league so far as the two were nominated for December’s best coach.

Keefa Kisala’s UPDF lead the league with 12 points after their sublime start that ensured four wins and aloss.

UPDF beat busoga United (3-0), Kitara (5-1), Bul FC (2-1) and a 1-0 win against Police FC. Kisala’s UPDF lost 1-0 to Kyetume FC.

URA FC under Sam Simbwa, have won three and drawn two in their five games of the season.

Simbwa drew 1-1 and 0-0 to Mbarara City and Bright Stars respectively. URA FC’s three wins came against SC Villa (2-1), KCCA FC (2-1) and 2-0 over Bul FC.

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