Farouk Miya Named USPA Best Sportsman for May

Over 100 casual labors at Kigezi Highland Tea Company Limited owned by tycoon James Musinguzi Garuga on Monday stormed the offices of the Kabale district labor officer over unpaid salaries for the last three months.

They claim the company has failed to pay their salaries and that company supervisor Frank Byaruhanga has kept a deaf ear to their pleas.

The workers led by Emmanuelle Sabiiti say told district officials they were overwhelmed by financial constraints at home yet they worked full time at the company.

Sikola Tumwegyese the Kabale district labor officer told us her office would liaise with the police to investigate the matter.

Efforts to talk to Frank Byaruhanga the site supervisor were futile as he known numbers were off.


Uganda Kobs captain and Vipers SC forward, abortion Farouk Miya has been voted the best sportsman for the month of May by Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA).

The free scoring attacker won the monthly accolade, healing shedding off tight opposition from athlete Ronald Musagala who came second and the rally pair of Crew of Unisan Bakunda and Arthur Blick.


Miya amassed a total of 540 points to his name, rx five and forty ahead of the second and third placed competitors.

In the month of May, the Kobs captain ensured his side progressed to the next round of Caf U23 qualifiers, feautering for 180 minutes and scoring in both legs against Junior Wasps of Rwanda on Saturday 23rd and 30th respectively.

He was also named the 2014/15 Azam premier league best player leading his club Vipers SC to their second title scoring against close rivals, SC Villa in the 2-0 win at Nakivuubo and the lone winner in the last clash versus Bul Fc.

Miya completed the season with 10 goals, just four adrift of Robert Ssentongo the golden boot winner.

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