The date of the StarTimes Uganda Premier League (SUPL) End of the Season Awards has finally been inked and the ceremony will take place on June 28, 2023.

This was announced by the league CEO, Bernard Bainamani, at a ceremony to award the final Pilsner Coach and Player of the Month winners this season at Kati Kati Restaurant on Thursday. 

Notably, individual accolades have also been given at each of the league’s 210 matches during the just-ended season in the form of Pilsner Man of the Match Awards.

This will now culminate into the wider 2022/23 Pilsner SUPL End of Season Awards, which will be held in under three weeks time at Kati Kati.

Below is all you need to know ahead of the said season awards! 

Categories

Player of the Season

Top Scorer of the Season

Most Assists of the Season

Midfielder of the Season

Defender of the Season

Goalkeeper of the Season

Coach of the Season

Young Player of the Season

Players’ Player of the Season

Coaches’ Player of the Season 

Fair Play Team of the Season

Best XI of the Season

Additionally, there will be the Platinum Award, which will be awarded to an individual that has – over the years – contributed to the growth and development of the local league.

Some of the awards shall be based on statistics while others will be determined by the fans and experts as follows;

Step 1: The fans shall nominate players for the selected categories. This shall begin next week on the morning of Monday, June, 12.

Step 2: The fans nominees shall be reviewed and the Top 3 selected for the fans to select who they think should win the awards.

Step 3: An expert panel shall also sit and review and determine their winners. The fans online voting shall carry 44% while the expert panel shall carry 56%

The Top Scorer, Most Assists and Fair Play Team of the Season shall be determined by statistics.

The Player, Midfielder, Defender, Goalkeeper, Young Player and Coach of the Season, plus the UPL Best Eleven will be determined by a technical panel, journalists and fans.

The Players’ Player of the Season and Coaches’ Player of the Season will be determined by the players and head coaches.

Each of the recipients will receive a specially designed award and a small token of appreciation for their efforts.

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