Nakalembe, Joan, Kakooza, Maxwell headline Fortbet Real Stars awards for March

Nakalembe, Joan, Kakooza, Maxwell headline Fortbet Real Stars awards for March

By Edrine Lubulwa.

The four Sports personalities were awarded at the ceremony that took place at Route restaurant in Lugogo on Tuesday 2020 .

Irene Nakalembe walked away with the accolade in Golf category after winning 2021 Entebbe Ladies Golf open which was her 7th consecutive title to maintain the dominance.

Irene beat Joseph chinga-ai and Martha Babirye in the golf race.

She Cranes Defender Joan Nampungu won the Netball race after helping Uganda finish second in the just concluded Spar Tri – Nation Netball Championship in Cape Town, South Africa.

The National insurance cooperation player was also named the best Defender of the tournament in cape Town.

Nampungu beat her teammates Shaffie Nalwanja and kCCA Netball shooter Irene Eyaru who was named as the shooter of the Championship in South Africa.

Uganda Hippos and Police FC forward Derrick Kakooza was named as the player of the month for February
in the Real Star Awards

Kakooza was the top scorer of the Afcon U-20 tournament in Mauritania with five goals and part of the gang that made the historical Afcon U-20 final after thrashing Tunisia 4-1 in the semis were he bagged a hat trick.

He beat KCCA FC’s forward Sadat Anaku and the current top scorer of UPL Steven Mukwala of URA FC.

The other day’s winners from other categories were Hippos Fullback Maxwell Ebonga, he had five trys and six conversion for Hippos in three games and Hippos are fourth with 11 points in 3 games.

This helped the latter to beat his competitors, he won the award for the month of March for the best Rugby player and he attributed that to hard work and determination.

Maxwell Ebonga beat betway Kobs duo Justine kimono and Pius Ovens to the award.

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