Nile Special/USPA Footballer of 2014: Yunus Sentamu
Uganda Cranes young forward, Yunus Sentamu is the Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) footballer of the year, 2014.
Sentamu, who plies his professional trade with Democratic Republic of Congo club, AS Vita was voted ahead of fellow Cranes teammates, Geofrey Massa and Daniel ‘Muzei’ Sserunkuma.
Sentamu’s name was proposed by The Observer’s sports journalist, John Vianney Nsiimbe at USPA’s first assembly of the 2015 held on Monday at
Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala.
In a close tally, Sentamu returned 22 votes to Massa’s 21 while Sserunkuma was way down the pack with just 5.
He had a great season after scoring 3 goals for Uganda Cranes at the 2014 CHAN finals in South Africa.
The crowning will be conducted in April 2015 at Imperial Royale Hotel at a date yet to be named.
Uganda Cranes co-sponsors, Nile Special / are the main sponsors of Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA).
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MAIN PHOTO: Yunus Sentamu in action for the Uganda Cranes during the 2014 CHAN finals in South Africa.
PHOTO CREDITS: CAF Communications Department