The best players and teams that excelled in this years’ University Football League were rewarded with accolades and cash prizes at the awards Gala that took place at Kati Kati, Lugogo.
Uganda Christian University were crowned the 2019 University Football League (UFL) champions following a 2-1 win over St. Lawrence University in the final.
The outstanding players from all the Universities that took part in the competition were awarded with an accolade and cash prize of Ugx 500,000.
Were Emmanuel Derrick , UCU’s goalkeeper was voted league MVP while Kizito Kaye, also from UCU won the Golden boot with 15 goals in 11 games.
The champions UCU smiled home with Ugx 4,000,000 as prize money and a trophy while the runners up St. Lawrence received Shs 3,000,000 plus silver medals. Third placed team Bugema University received Shs 2,000,000.
List of winners
Best fans: Uganda Martyrs University fans.
Fair play Award: Muni University
Best Tutor: Wagogo George – Kyambogo University
Best Coach: Nyanzi Meddy – Bugema University
Best Goalkeeper: Were Emmanuel Derrick – UCU
Best Defender: Gift Fred – Bugema University
Best Midfielder; Kasule Owen Ibrahim – St Lawrence University
Top Scorer (15 goals): Kizito Kaye – UCU
MVP: Were Emmanuel Derrick – UCU