By: Elias Kayondo
The Airtel-FUFA awards were on Thursday morning launched at Serena Hotel in Kampala for the 3rd time running with a overwhelming 100 million sponsorship.
The occasion was graced by the FUFA Vice President Mr.Denis Mbidde who also doubles as the chairperson for this year’s awards , the chairman marketing committee Mr Roger Byamukama mad and Ester Musoke the head of marketing others were Remmy Kisakye the head of communication at Airtel Uganda and Mr David Gonahasa among other dignitaries.
In his remarks , the chairperson of this year’s awards emphasised the importance of the awards saying theu aim at awarding those who excel.
“. We want to award excellence” Mbidde said.
On his side as the chairperson of the marketing committee at FUFA Mr . Byamukama simply thanked the sponsors for this effort.
” We thank the sponsors and partners for this year’s awards , he told the FUFA official website”.
This year’s awards will take place at the Common Wealth Resort at Munnyonyo.
Geoffrey Sserunkuuma , Muzamir Mutyaba and Tadeo Lwanga will compete for the Most valuable Player’s award (Male) while Hasifah Nassuna , Vanessa Karungi and Fazilah Ikwaput are the nominees for the Most Valuable Player(Female).
Other categories are ;
FUFA best XI
FUFA presidential Award
FUFA fair play Award
FUFA upcoming talent
FUFA referee of the Year.
FUFA coach of the Year
FUFA Beach Soccer player of the Year
Fans Ugandan favorite player
Fans favorite player in other leagues.