Uganda Cranes midfielder Saidi Kyeyune and Golfer Godfrey Nsubuga were crowned the ForteBet Real Stars Sports Awards for the month of January.
The awarding ceremony was held on Tuesday at Route256 restaurant and bar in Lugogo.
Kyeyune who scored two goals, including a beauty against Togo, at CHAN 2020 beat Charles Bbale and Farouk Yawe Ssebanja who featured in Masaza Cup.
He was represented by URA FC CEO Henry Mayeku who commended the midfielder’s commitment, hard work and dedication on and off the pitch.
Kyeyune has since sealed a lucrative deal to Sudanese Giants El Merreikh courtesy of his CHAN display with the Uganda Cranes.
Nsubuga on the other hand, edged his compatriot Rogers Eyoyo and Entebbe Golf Club’s Elton Thembo thanks to his victory at the 2021 Entebbe Juniors Golf Open.
The Awards, started on September 28 2021, were put in place to motivate, nurture and develop athletes.
Leading Betting Company ForteBet Uganda and Jude Colour Solutions are the headline Sponsors.
What They Said:
Isaac Mukasa (Real Stars Sports) – This is a third year running and we expect to have a wonderful year. I commend the media and Sponsors to have walked the journey with us and we call for more sponsors to come on board.
Godfrey Nsubuga (Golfer) – I am very happy for winning this, its my first individual accolade. My dream starting golf was to play on the national team and I am happy to have represented Uganda at Junior levels at various competitions.
John Nanyumba (Fortebet) – Its a big achievement for the winners, we thank the organisers for making this a reality. We pledge to continue supporting sports in the country.
Zzimbe (Jude Colour Solutions) – We accepted to come on board the first time we were requested because we want to develop amd promote talent. We want to continue to push this for the good of sports. We are still committed to sponsor the sports activities in the country for betterment of the youth.