FC Bate Borisov won their 15th league title after defeating Neman Grodno 1-0, making it the 13th consecutive time they have the Belarusian Premier League, since 2006.

Uganda Cranes midfielder William Kizito Luwagga helped the club clinch the title by being part of the squad for the entire season.

Luwagga joined Borisov on a season-long deal from Romanian side Politehnica Lasi and was introduced as a substitute in the 90th minute in the title winning game.

The Belarusian giants won the title with 3 games to spare after accumulating 69 points that is 14 clear of second placed Shakhtyor Soligorsk.

Borisov is the league’s most successful club. They have also won three Belarusian Cups and four Belarusian Super Cups.

Their next match is a Europa League match against English giants Chelsea at their Borisov Arena on Thursday 8th November and Luwagga has been named in the squad.

BATE is the only Belarusian team to have qualified for the group stage of the UEFA Champions League (2008–09, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2014–15 and 2015–16) and one of two to qualify for the group stage of the UEFA Europa League (2009–10, 2010–11 and 2017–18), along with Dinamo Minsk.

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