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Airtel FUFA Awards 2017 – Female: Who drives home on the night?


  • Friday, 1st December


  • At Speke Resort Munyonyo (Starting at 7 p.m)

*Live on Azam TV, FUFA Radio 102.1 & All official social media plat forms

The Airtel FUFA Awards 2017 shall be held on Friday, 1st December 2017 at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala.

A grand prize of a brand new car and One Million Shillings awaits the winner in the male and female catergories.

This year round, each of the nominees in either gender will not go home empty handed.

The rest of the nominees in the categories will get 500,000/= each.

We take a look at the three female nominees:

Hasifah Nassuuna also won last year


Hasifah Nasuuna was top scorer in the FUFA Women Elite League (FWEL) with 26 goals where she scored 5 times on two occasions and also scored 4 on three different matches in the league.

She was a champion with Kawempe Muslim Secondary School in the FWEL 2016/17 season.

Kawempe Muslim S.S also reached the quarter finals in the 2017 FUFA Women Cup.

The clinical Nassuuna guided Kawempe Muslim to second place in the FEASSA 2017 Games in Gulu, scoring 3 goals.

Fazilah Ikwaput scored crucial goals for Olila High School


Fazila Ikwaput guided her club Olila High School to win the 2017 FUFA Women Cup. She was also the tournament top scorer with 5 goals.

In the FUFA Women Elite League, her 6 goals helped Olila High School to reach the play-offs for the first time in their history and finished fourth in the domestic league.

Given her outstanding performance, she was voted Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the league.

Goalkeeper Vanessa Karungi had an impressive season


Vaness Karungi is a goalkeeper with Olila High School Women Football Club.

Her club finished fourth in the FUFA Women Elite League with 8 clean sheets to her name.

She won the FUFA Women Cup, and was outstanding when she saved two penalty kicks on two occasions both at the semi finals and the final match.

Karungi had three clean sheets in FUFA Women cup.

She was a champion of the National schools women football tournament as Mukono High School clinched their maiden title.

She finished the tournament without conceding any goal in 9 matches, saving penalty kicks on two occasions semis and final in Kabale.

Her school finished third in FEASSA with 3 clean sheets ,saving penalty kicks in the third place playoffs against Tanzania’s Alliance High School.

She also won the 2017 Buganda Cup without conceding any goal in 5 games and also won the 2017 famous Maama Becca Cup.