The 4th edition of the Airtel FUFA awards have officially been launched today at Sheraton hotel, Kampala. The awards are aimed at honouring excellence for Ugandan footballers annually that help in raising the bar.
Airtel who acquired the naming rights have injected 100 million Uganda Shillings for the glamorous event slated on December 7th, 2018 at Munyonyo Speke Resort.
Remmie Kisakye the Airtel Uganda communications and brand manager in her remarks, said that they are committed to supporting football right from the grassroots to the national team.
“We are happy to partner with FUFA for the 4th year running to sponsor the Airtel FUFA awards. Airtel is committed to supporting football right from the grassroots to the national team and our support of these awards re-affirms total commitment for developing football at all levels.
“We thank the Federation for recognising talent and pledge as a brand to continue supporting this cause as we strive to see Ugandan players become highly regarded in Africa and across the world.”
The categories include
The Airtel FUFA Male player of the year 2018 and the nominees are Allan Okello ( KCCA FC), Moses Waiswa ( Vipers SC ) and Viane Sekajugo ( Onduparaka)
The Airtel FUFA awards Female player of the year and the nominees are Tracy Jones Akiror ( Kawempe Muslim ladies FC), Aturo Ruth ( UCU Lady Cardinals FC)
Shadia Nankya ( Uganda Martyrs High School, Lubaga)
The full category list
•FUFA upcoming Talent ( FUFA Juniors League U-19)
•FUFA Most Promising Player award
•FUFA coach of the year
•FUFA Best XI
•FUFA Presidential award
•FUFA fair play award •FUFA individual Fair play award
•FUFA Referee of the year
•FUFA upcoming Referee of the year
•Beach Soccer player of the year
•Fans Favourite Ugandan Players of the year
•Fans Favourite player ( Foreign based)
•Fan of the year.