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Airtel FUFA AWards: 10 days To Go; Grand Prizes on display

The Airtel FUFA Awards ceremony is drawing closer and preparations are in high gear.

On Thursday morning the Grand Prizes to be won by the Male and Female player of the year were displayed at FUFA House.

The Male and Female player of the year will walk away with a brand new Toyota Premio and Spacio respectively.

‘We believe it will be a historical moment when male and female players walk away with the brand new cars’ said Ahmed Hussein, FUFA Spokesperson.

Some of the coaches who attended the press conference at FUFA House, were given chance to view the cars.

Some of the coaches led by UFCA chairman Simon Kirumira viewing the grand prizes to be won by the winners.

Confirmed Nominees of other categories 

The Local Organising Committee of the Awards ceremony has released the confirmed nominations from associations for different categories.

The latest nominees are from the Uganda Beach Soccer Associations (UBSA) and Uganda Football Referees Association (UFRA).
This was announced by the FUFA Spokesperson Ahmed Hussein during FUFA weekly press conference held at FUFA House Mengo on Thursday 2nd December 2015.

Johny Revita (L) in beach soccer action at Lido
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Douglas Muganga kicking the ball during League action at Lido beach Entebbe.He a serious contender for the award.

The nominees for the beach soccer player of the year are Brian Nkubi (St Lawrence BSC ), Baker Lukoya (St Lawrence BSC) , John Revita ( Real Glacticals BSC ) , Douglas Muganga (Real Galacticals ) and Mathias Kigonya from Stormers BSC /Dalumba International BSC. The five man list will be reduced to three players later today.

Mathias Kigonya in white attire at Lido Beach. He is one of the nominees.


The referees nominated are all FIFA badge holders.

The category will cater for both referees and assistant referees. Brian Nsubuga, Denis Batte and Mark Ssonko are the nominees.

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Official Logo of the Awards


Coaches under their umbrella body Uganda Football Coaches Association (UFCA) are to nominate three of their best from which one will emerge the winner.

Other categories include Upcoming talent who nominees were handled by Uganda Youth Football Association and the coaches of the clubs in the inaugural FUFA Juniors League ( U-17), Fair Play Award to be given to the team with least yellow and red cards .

The FUFA Presidential Award winner will be selected by the FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo.

The Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday on 13th December 2015 at Speke Resort Munyonyo.

All Categories of Airtel FUFA Awards;

  • Male player of the year
  • Female player of the year
  • FUFA Best XI
  • FUFA Presidential Award
  • Fair play award
  • Upcoming Talent
  • Referee of the year
  • Coach of the year
  • Fans Favourite player 2014/15 (Ugandan player)
  • Beach Soccer player of the year
  • Fans’ Favourite player in the European leagues

Sponsors and Partners

Airtel Uganda are the Official Sponsors of the 2015 FUFA Awards and here after called “The Airtel FUFA Awards”. Pepsi, UBC, Azam Tv, Nile Special, NIC, Brand Vision and have already come aboard to finance the event.



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