Nominees for the 2016-17 AUPL awards Revealed

Ahead of the highly anticipated 2016/17 Azam Uganda Premier League awards, the nominees for the various categories have been revealed.

This was at the official launch on Friday July 14, 2017 at Mandela National stadium.

The awards gala will be held on 26th July 2017 at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala with various winners walking home with prizes.

However, the biggest prize will go to the Most Valuable Player of the Season and that’s the Subaru.

Last season’s winner Joseph Ochaya misses out after leaving the club in the January window for greener pastures in Zambia with Lusaka Dynamos.

The Nominees

Champions – KCCA FC

MVP of the season: Geoffrey Sserunkuma (KCCA FC) Emmanuel Okwi (SC Villa) and Muhammad Shaban (Onduparaka)

Goalkeeper of the season: Isma Watenga (Vipers) Benjamin Ochan (KCCA FC) and Thomas Ikara (Kirinya Jinja SS)

Defender of the season: Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers), Habib Kavuma (KCCA FC) and Timothy Awany (KCCA FC)

Midfielder of the season: Saddam Juma (Express FC) Mutyaba Muzamir (KCCA FC) and Shafik Kagimu (URA FC)

Top Scorer: Geoffrey Sserunkuma (KCCA FC, 21goals)

Young Player of the year: Allan Okello (KCCA FC), Frank Tumwesigye (Vipers) and Thomas Ikara (Kirinya Jinja SS).

Fan’s player of the year (Voted by fans)

Fair play club of the season (As per statistics)

Fair play individual of the season (To be selected by committee)

UPL best XI (To be selected by committee)

Coach of the year: Mike Mutebi (KCCA FC), Abbey Bogere Kikomeko (Kirinya Jinja SS) and Wasswa Bbosa (SC Villa)

Best Goalkeeping coach: Kiggundu Stephen Billy (Vipers) Daniel Kiwanuka (KCCA FC) and Sam Kawalya (Express FC)

Referee of the year (To be selected by referee’s committee)

Club CEO of the season: Tamale David (KCCA FC) Lwanga Peter (Vipers) and William Bakkabulindi (Proline)

Media Personality (To be selected by awards committee)

  • TV
  • Radio
  • Print
  • Photography
  • Online

Fan(s) of the year (To be selected by committee)

Life Time Achiever Award (To be selected by committee)