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Kambale, Cheptegei for Fortebet Real Stars best of May

David GOMBE

Express FC duo of Eric Kambale and custodian Mathias Muwanga have been nominated for the Fortebet Real Stars best player of the month of May.

The other nominee is URA FC forward Steven Mukwala.

During the month of May, Kambale managed to score eight goals in the six games he played in the Uganda Premier League.

His goals have helped seen the Red Eagles take over the Uganda Premier League leadership.

Eric Kambale battles for the ball with Filbert Obenchan

Muwanga kept four clean sheets in the five league games he featured for the club in May against Police FC, Busoga United, UPDF FC and Kitara FC.

Mukwala was also in astonishing form scoring four goals in five league games against UPDF FC, Onduparaka FC and Police FC.

Mukwala in celebration

In Athletics, Joshua Cheptegei, Jacob Kiplimo and Prisca Chesanga have been nominated for the May gong.

Cheptegei won gold in 3000m at Ostrava Golden Spike championship held in Czech Republic though he fell short on breaking the World Record.

Ugandan icon Joshua Cheptegei

Chesanga recorded a time of 9:04:15 in 3000m at the 8th Uganda Athletics Federation National Trials in Namboole to book a ticket to the World U-20 Athletics Championships.

Kiplimo is also among the nominees, he won gold in 10000m at Ostrava Golden Spike Championship in Czech Republic.

Jacob Kiplimo after excelling at the 59th Ostrava Golden Spike

The winners are to be awarded on Tuesday, 1st June at 256 Restaurant in Lugogo.

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