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Allan Okello Is The AUPL 2016/17 Best Young Player Of The Year

Allan Okello, the  talented KCCA FC midfielder has been crowned the best young player of the year in the 2016/2017 Azam Uganda Premier League Awards (AUPL)  at a ceremony held on Wednesday at Imperial Royal Hotel, Kampala. He beat Thomas Ikara of Kirinya Jinja SS and also Frank ‘Zagga’ Tumwesigye of Vipers.

The 17 year old young made headlines after his breakthrough in a game where scored for his team, KCCA FC a hat trick against Onduparaka FC.

His award comes with a prize of UGX 500,000.
Meanwhile his team mate Geoffrey Sserunkuma drove home in a SUBARU, model 2005 as the ultimate prize in addition to Ugx. 2 million, after emerging most voted player of the season by fans.  Sserunkuuma  walked away with three top accolades on top of being named in the Best XI.

Serunkuuma posses for photos in front of his brand new Subaru Forestor after he was crowned MVP at the 2016/2017 Azam Uganda Premier League Awards

The Summary of Winners

Champions – KCCA FC

MVP of the season: Geoffrey Sserunkuma (KCCA FC)

Goalkeeper of the season: Isma Watenga (Vipers)

Defender of the season: Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers)

Midfielder of the season: Saddam Juma (Express FC)

Top Scorer: Geoffrey Sserunkuma (KCCA FC, 21goals)

Young Player of the year: Allan Okello (KCCA FC)

Fan’s player of the year: Geoffrey Sserunkuma

Fair play club of the season: KCCA

Fair play individual of the season: Fredrick Ssenoga – Recognised after he personally drove Vincent Onyebuchi to Hospital in his car when he broke leg against Proline at Wankulukuku.

Coach of the year: Mike Mutebi (KCCA FC)

Best Goalkeeping coach: Kiggundu Stephen Billy (Vipers)

Referee of the year: Alex Muhabi

Club CEO of the season: Tamale David (KCCA FC)

Media Personality

TV – Ismail Dhakaba Kigongo (NTV)

Radio – Fiona Namiiro (Star FM)

Print – John Vianney Nsimbe (The Observer)

Photography – John Batanudde (Redpepper)

Online – Isabirye David (Kawowo Sports)

Fan(s) of the year: Onduparaka Fans

Life Time Achiever Award Patrick Kawooya (SC Villa)

The BEST XI of the SEASON

Ismail Watenga (Vipers), Nicholas Wadada (Vipers), Habib Kavuma (KCCA), Timothy Awany (KCCA), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers), Taddeo Lwanga (SC Villa), Ibrahim Saddam Juma (Express FC), Muzamiru Mutyaba (KCCA), Shaban Muhammad (Onduparaka), Emmanuel Okwi (SC Villa) and Geoffrey Sserunkuma (KCCA).

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