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Sekamatte beats Kagimu and Sentamu to Fortebet Real stars player of April



Soltilo Bright Stars forward Sam Kayongo Ssekamatte, Kobs’ James Ijongat and Rally driver Jas Mangat with his navigator Joseph Kamya have been named as the Fortebet Real Stars footballer, Rugby and Motorsport athletes of the month of April respectively.

Former FUFA President Hajji Twaha Kakaire was awarded the first sports achievers award. Kakaire served as the Federation boss from 1995 to 1999.

Former FUFA boss Kakaire poses with his accolade

The three outstanding athletes were rewarded at a glamorous event held at 256 Route Restaurant in Lugogo on Tuesday.

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Ssekamatte who scored eight goals in all competitions beat Vipers forward Yunus Sentamu and URA FC captain Shafiq Kagimu to the April gong.

Ssekamatte at one of the Uganda Premier league game
Kagimu guided URA to the top of the log
Sentamu had a stellar month of April

In Rugby, Kobs’ Ijongat scooped the award beating Ivan Magomu (Pirates) and Aziz Khan (Heathens)

Ijongat played two games including one against Heathens and managed 12 points in their 19-11 win during the month of April.

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Mangat who did not attend the awarding ceremony was represented by his navigator Kamya.

The pair beat Duncan Mubiru and Hassan Alwi to the award. During the month of April, the duo finished in third place at the Equator Rally in Naivasha,Kenya and also finished second at the third round of the National Rally Championship in Sembabule.

The winners walked away with an accolade and cash prizes. The monthly awards are sponsored by betting company Fortebet, Canaan Energy Drink and Jude Color Solutions.

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