Pilsner UPL Awards: Nominees for best Performers of 2023/24 season Revealed

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SC Villa clinched the 2023/24 Uganda Premier league title


The organisers of the Pilsner Uganda Premier league awards have released the nominees for the best performers of the 2023/24 season.

For player of the season five players have been nominated and these are, SC Villa duo of Patrick Jonah Kakande and Ronald Ssekiganda will battle with KCCA FC’s Muhammad Shaban, Denis Omedi of Kitara FC and BUL’s defender Ronald Otti.

Muhammad Shaban was the top scorer last season with 17 goals
Patrick Jonah Kakande, was SC Villa’s starman last season
Ssekiganda was instrumental in SC Villa’s title triumph last season

SC Villa head coach Dusan Stojanovic who guided the side to their first league title in 20 years will battle with Stanbic Uganda Cup winning coach Brian Ssenyondo and KCCA FC’s Abdallah Mubiru.

Wakiso Giants Kenneth Kimera, Usama Arafat Kiiza (KCCA FC) and SC Villa’s Patrick Jonah Kakande will battle for young player of the season gong.

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Ronald Ssekiganda (SC Villa), Joel Sserunjogi and Abraham Tusubira (Maroons FC) are the nominees for midfielder of the season.

Ronald Otti (BUL FC), Joseph Dhata (NEC FC) and Kenneth Semakula (SC Villa) have been nominated for defender of the season award.

For goalkeeper of the season, Thomas Ikara (BUL FC), Hannington Ssebwalunyo (Maroons FC) and Crispus Kusiima( Kitara FC).

To determine the winners, Public Vote Online will carry 40% while Expert Panel will carry 60%).

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The best performers will be rewarded at the glamorous event that will be held on Saturday, 29th June at Sheraton Hotel in Kampala.

The Award categories

1. Player of the Season (Public)

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2. Top Goal Scorer of the Season

3. Young Player of the Season (Below age 21 yrs) Public

4. Goalkeeper of the Season (Clean Sheet)

5. Defender of the Season (Public)

6. Midfielder of the Season (Public)

7. Coach of the Season (Public)

8. Most Assists of the Season

9. Fair Play Team of the Season

10. Players’ Player of the Season (Club captains)

11. Coaches’ Player of the Season (Head Coaches)

12. Goal of the Season (Public)

13. Best XI of the Season (Public)

14. Platinum Award (UPL Board)

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