Pilsner UPL Awards: Robertinho Scoops Fourth Monthly Gong

Vipers coach Roberto Oliveira has been named the Pilsner UPL coach of the month of May.

It’s the third award in a row for the Brazilian who also won the same accolade in  December.

Robertinho who helped the Venoms win their fifth league title, was nominated alongside Mubarak Wamboya (Gaddafi) and Alex Isabirye (BUL).

In the month of May, they picked 10 of the 12 available points to win the league in style.

They picked a goalless draw with SC Villa, beat Onduparaka, Wakiso Giants and Police FC on the last day of the league season.

“We worked for this and we were a strong team,” Robertinho briefly commented after recieiving his award at Kati Kati. “I like too much offensive football, my players understood my philosophy. I have good players upfront so there was no need to be defensive. My president, my fans and players understood me and that’s why I have managed to succeed.”

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Rwothomio of URA FC was the best player in the concluded month, beating Frank Kalanda (Police) and Cesar manzoki (Vipers).

He scored five goals for a URA side that finished in 3rd place on the log with 55 points. Rwothomio’s presence was felt by the opponents in all the last three games which wrapped up the season for URA FC.

He scored a hat-trick against struggling Tooro United, he also netted in the game which they won 3-1 against Bright Stars and also in the loss to Busoga United.

2021/22 Pilsner UPL Awards Monthly Winners:

October: Davis Kasirye (KCCA), Morley Byekwaso (KCCA)

November: Steven Mukwala (URA), Morley Byekwaso (KCCA)

December: Cesar Manzoki (Vipers), Roberto Oliveira (Vipers)

January/February: Steven Mukwala (URA), Sam Timbe (URA)

March: Simon Peter Oketch (BUL), Roberto Oliveira (Vipers)

April: Shaban Muhammad (Onduparaka), Roberto Oliveira (Vipers)

May:  Cromwell Rwothomio (URA), Roberto Oliveira (Vipers)

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