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FUFA Awards: Revita Misses Out As Complete Nominees List Revealed

Defender John Revita has missed out on the 16-man list to contend for the 2019 Airtel FUFA Awards slated on December 14 at Speke Resort Munyonyo.

Revita who transformed from Beach football to mainstream, stood out for Express FC despite all the woes at the club last season.

His performance saw him earn a place on the national team, and was the hottest cake in the concluded transfer window before joining KCCA FC.

Minister of Defence – John Revita. Monitor photo

The nomination list saw KCCA FC goalkeeper Charles Lukwago and Proline FC defender Mustafa Mujuzi also miss out.

The organisers have not considered all the players plying their trade abroad including those that played in the league this year.

The coaches and captains of the Uganda Premier League clubs nominated their best five candidates where the list of 16 was drafted.

In Brief

*Nominees for FUFA Male Player of the Year:

Shafiq Kagimu (URA), Saidi Kyeyune (URA), Mike Mutyaba (KCCA), Viane Ssekajjugo (Wakiso Giants), Joel Mutakubwa (Kyetume), Bashir Mutanda (SC Villa), Joel Madondo (Busoga United), Daniel Sserunkuma (Vipers), Allan Okello (KCCA), Paul Mucureezi (Mbarara City), Deogratious Ojok (BUL), Bright Anukani (Proline), Hillary Mukundane (Mbarara City), Mustafa Kizza (KCCA), Allan Kayiwa (Vipers), Ivan Bogere (Proline).

*Nominees For Female Player of the Year:

Juliet Nalukenge (Kawempe Muslim), Fauzia Najjemba (Isra Soccer Academy), Hasifah Nassuna (UCU Lady Cardinals), Daisy Nakaziro (Lady Doves), Amina Nababi (Makerere WFC), Lilian Mutuuzo (Kampala Queens), Ruth Aturo (UCU Lady Cardinals), Leticia Nabbosa (Lady Doves), Margret Kunihira (Kawempe Muslim), Shadia Nankya (Uganda Martyrs), Shamirah Nalujja (ISRA Soccer Academy), Maureen Kinavudori (UCU Lady Cardinals).

Nominees for Airtel FUFA Team fans of the year
SC Villa fans, Onduparaka Fans, KCCA Fans, KCCA Fans, Tooro United fans, West Nile Province fans, Acholi Province fans, Lango Province fans, Bunyoro province fans.

Full list of of the 2019 Airtel FUFA awards categories:

Male player of the year
Female player of the year
Best XI (men)
Best XI (women) – New
Coach of the year
Women coach of the year – New
Presidential award
Fair play award
Upcoming Talent Award
Beach Soccer Player of the year
Fans’ favourite Uganda foreign-based player
Best Squad (club/national team) of a particular year – New
Member Associations’ Award
Fans of the year (FUFA competition) – New

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