By: Nacho Black Armo
Portuguese based Ugandan basketballer Claire Lamunu scooped four awards in the Portuguese basketball league including making it to two of the first teams of the year.
Claire who plays her basketball for Bo Viagem Angra-Acore Basketball club, was signed from Vanguard University at the beginning of the 2017-18 season was awarded The player of the year, Centre of the year, New comer of the year, Import player of the year, listed among the first team of the season as well as among All Imports Team of year.
The power forward who built her legacy first at KCC Leopards has had a tremendous basketball career having won numerous accolades with Vanguard Lions which also included player of the year award having averaged 22.9 points per game as well as scoring the highest overall number of points 664.
Full individual list.
Player of the Year: Claire Lamunu – Boa Viagem
Guard of the Year: Taina Paixao-Olivais
Forward of the Year: Ashli Payne-GDESSA
Center of the Year: Claire Lamunu – Boa Viagem
Newcomer of the Year: Claire Lamunu -Boa Viagem
Most Improved Player of the Year: Sara-Uniao Sportiva
Domestic Player of the Year: Sara-Uniao Sportiva
Import Player of the Year: Claire Lamunu-Boa Viagem
Defensive Player of the Year: Raphaella Monteiro -Uniao Sportiva
Coach of the Year: Ricardo Botelho-Uniao Sportiva.