Pilsner UPL Awards: Titus Ssematimba, URA duo Nominated for November Gong

Wakiso Giants exciting midfielder Titus Tito Ssematimba has been nominated for the Pilsner UPL player of the month of November award.

Ssematimba, who is in his maiden top flight league season, has been a shinning star for the Purple Sharks in the concluded month

He scored four goals, netting a brace each against SC Villa at Kavumba and Tooro United at Kabaka Kyabaggu.

The midfielder is a former Pepsi University Football League player having featured for St Lawrence University in 2018 and 2019, winning Silver in 2019.

He will be battling it out with URA FC pair of Steven Mukwala and Cromwel Rwothomio, who were also in rich form at their club.

Mukwala scored five goals and assisted one in the month of November. He scored four against Tooro United and one against BUL FC. The former Maroons forward also registered two assists each against Tooro United and Vipers as he summed up a fruitful month.

Rwothomio on the other hand scored three goals, one each against Arua Hill, Tooro United and Vipers.

Meanwhile, for the coach of the month award, KCCA’S head coach Morley Byekwaso and Vipers SC Robertinho Oliveira have been for the second time norminated for this month’s accolade. Wakiso Giants’ Alex Gitta is the other gaffer who joins the three man list.

Byekwaso, who is in his first full season at the Lugogo based guided KCCA side to three wins, and drew one as they maintained their perfect Start to the Season. They are currently on top of the log with 22 points after eight games played.

Oliveira on the other hand guided Vipers to three wins, lost one and they are currently second with 16 points after seven games played.

For Gitta, he saw his side pick three wins, and only lost one to Express FC. They are currently third with 15 points collected from eight games.

Last month, KCCA duo of Davis Kasirye and head coach Morley Byekwaso were named October’s best in the first awards of this new season.

The Pilsner awards are organised at the start of every New month and are given out to the best player and coach in the previous month, with the winners walking away with Sh1m and a plaque courtesy of Pilsner Lager.



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