The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) in conjuction with Airtel Uganda are organising a special event to award the best players this weekend. And this time round, the top winners will walk away or rather drive away in brand new cars, come 13th December 2015, Speke Resort Munyonyo.
The FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo confirmed this during an exclusive interview with Chano8 at his Mengo offices at FUFA house in Kampala. He also said, there will be lots of other prizes for the different winners in different categories including at FIFA level.
We want to take football to the next level and get stakeholders involved and take football to offices and boardrooms as well and want players to be fully involved.
We have sent invitations to various players at international level and hopefully we’ll have some players from the international level join us for the Awards. Magogo said
We have a brand new car for the Airtel Male player of the year and also for the first time, a brand new car for the PEPSI female player of the year. We are raising the standards of the game so that both boys and girls can compete to get these awards in future. We already have the prizes ready and available for display. He added
The cars a brand new Toyota Premio (male) and Spacio (female) respectively are already beautifully wrapped and up for grabs.
FUFA Male player of the year, FUFA Female player of the year, FUFA best XI, FUFA presidential award, FUFA fair play award, FUFA upcoming Talent, FUFA referee of the year, FUFA coach of the year, FUFA beach soccer player of the year, Fans’ player of the year and Fans’ favourite player in European leagues.
Voting is still ongoing for the ‘Male Player of the year’, ‘Female player of the year’, ‘Fans’ player of the year’ and ‘Fans’ ‘favourite player in European leagues’ categories.
All fans need to do to vote their best is, send SMS by typing “FUFA 10 Send to 6669” for Farouk Miya, “FUFA 20 Send to 6669” for Keziron Kizito and “FUFA 30 Send to 6669” for Yasser Mugerwa.
For Female player of the year, send SMS by typing “FUFA 50 Send to 6669” for Nabweteme Sandra , “FUFA 60 Send to 6669” for Nasuuna Hasifah and “FUFA 70 Send to 6669” for Babirye Winnie.
The other categories namely ‘Fans’ player of the year and Fans’ favourite player in European leagues, their voting criteria is, send SMS typing FANUG Club Name, Player Name and send to 6669 and ‘FANS Club Name, Player Name and send to 6669 respectively. Voters also stand a chance to win tickets to Uganda Cranes games.