Juma Balinya receives his award

Uganda Police Football Club midfielder Juma Balinya and URA FC goalkeeper James Alitho were rewarded on Monday for finishing as the 2018/19 Uganda Premier League season’s top scorer and goalkeeper with the most clean sheets respectively.

Balinya ended the season with 19 league goals and received a golden boot while Alitho got the golden glove accolade for keeping 15 clean sheets nad conceding only 13 goals this season for the Tax Collectors.

On top of the accolades they received, they were topped up with one million Ugandan shillings each.

James Alitho receives reward

The prizes were represented to the players by the Uganda Premier League Chief Executive Officer Bernard Bainamani at Namboole stadium two days after the season ended.

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Balinya’s goals helped Police FC finish in the 11th position with 37 points while Alitho’s heroics helped URA finish 3rd position with 51 points.

KCCA were crowned the champions of the season finishing top of the 16-ta