Fortebet will hold the final edition of this year’s Real Stars monthly awards on Tuesday 29th December at Copper Chimney Restaurant in Kampala.
Nine nominees have been shortlisted for the December awards from three disciples including Football, Golf and Cricket from which each will have one winner.
“Live wire” striker Oscar Mawa has been nominated as the best footballer of December alongside KCCA FC striker Brian Ahebwa and Mawogola Ssaza team goalkeeper Michael Lutaaya.
Mawa guided the Uganda Cubs to the 2020 CECAFA U-17 Zonal championship in Rwanda after defeating Tanzania 3-1 in the final to qualify for the 2021 AFCON U-17 tournament in Morocco.
He also finished as the tournament’s top scorer with six goals, including a hat-trick against Kenya, brace against Ethiopia and one past Djibouti.
The same category (football) has KCCA forward Brian Ahebwa who currently leads the scoring charts in the Uganda Premier League with Seven goals from five games.
He scored a quadruple against Onduparaka at the MTN Omondi stadium, a goal against Bright Stars, SC Villa and URA FC.
The golf category has Joseph Kasozi (Kilembe Mines Golf Club), Christopher Baguma (Entebbe Golf Club) and Michael Alunga (Uganda Golf Club – Kampala).
Elsewhere, Christine Anayi (Soroti Challenge Cricket Club), Racheal Ntono and Immaculate Nakisuuyi are the three females nominated in the Cricket category.
The final edition of the 2020 series will have Busoga United Football Club president Dinah Hope Nyago and Uganda’s High Commissioner to Canada Hon. Joy Ruth Acheng as the invited special guests.
The different winners will be awarded with plaques and cash courtesy of sponsorship from Fortebet.