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Fortebet Real Stars Awards: Kiplangat headlines July winners

David GOMBE

The organisers of the Fortebet Real Stars awards have revealed the winners from five sports disciplines for the month of July.

All the winners pose with their accolades

Victor Kiplangat, Amuri Mukasa, Daniel Wanyama, Amis Saidi and the crew of Umar Dauda and Hamza Lwanga were the winners rewarded at route256 in Lugogo.

Kiplangat beat 10000m world champion Joshua Cheptegei, Jacob Kiplimo and Oscar Chelimo who scooped bronze in the 10000m and 5000m respectively at Oregon Worlds last month to the athletics gong.

Kiplangat became the first ever Ugandan to win the Commonwealth Marathon. He powered to the title in Birmingham with a time of 2:10:55.

In Football, Ssingo’s Mukasa was named the player of the month of July. The forward scored three goals for Ssingo during their group stage games in the previous month.

Amuri Mukasa receives his accolade

He beat Busiro’s Akram Muzanyi and Kkobe’s Mustafa Kiraga who had excellent performances as well.

At the same event, Wanyama walked away as the best Ludo player of the month. The Namugongo club player winner of the 12th Ludo individual championship at Lugogo.

Ludo’ Daniel Wanyama was rewarded for his astonishing performances last month.

He beat Kazo Hill’s Geoffrey Galabuzi and Karuthum Nakamya of Basajja Bayiiya Ludo club to the accolade.

Amis Saidi of Namuwongo Blazers is the Basketball player of the month. He beat Brenda Ekone (JKL Dolphins) and Innocent Ochera (Power) to the monthly gong.

Amis Saidi is the Basketball player of the month of July

In Motorsport, the Rally crew of Umar Dauda and Hamza Lwanga were rewarded for clinching the Tooro Rally that was held in July.

They beat Rally crews of Mike Mukula/Edward Kiyingi and Jonas Kansiime/Ivan Tushabe to the award.

The monthly awards are Sponsored by Fortebet and Jude Color Solutions.

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