UPL Monthly Awards: Wakiso Giants Duo Nominated

Wakiso Giants dominated the month of November as they walked through it unbeaten in the six games they played, winning four and drawing twice which saw them end the month at the top of the league table.

Their fine performances in the month has yielded fruits with two nominations from their camp as Head coach John Ayala Luyinda and midfielder Owen Kasule have both been nominated for the best performers in the month of November.

Luyinda guided his side to massive performances as they played good football which saw them start off the month with a huge 2-1 victory against URA FC and later followed by a 1-1 draw against title contenders Vipers.

The Purple Sharks Kept a fine performance with a 2-1 win against SC Villa, defeated Gaddafi 2-0 before drawing with Onduparaka in a goalless draw and later ended the month with a 3-2 win against Express.

Ayala will have to battle for the best coach award of the month of November against KCCA FC head coach Morley Byekwaso and Vipers head coach Roberto Oliviera.

Byekwaso, in the month of November, won four games out of the five they played as they remained unbeaten.

The Kasasiro Boys scored 11 goals from the five games played as they only conceded just three goals which has been a better improvement to the Lugogo based side who had earlier conceded six goals in just four games.

They started the month with a 4-1 home win against Blacks Power, 1-0 away win against UPDF, a 1-1 draw with URA, a vital 3-0 away win against SC Villa and later ending the month with a 2-1 home win against Gaddafi and they currently sit top of the table with 22 points from ten games.

For Vipers, they had the huge fixture in the month of November as they played seven games and coach Roberto Oliviera managed to guide his side to an unbeaten run with six wins and just a single draw to see his side move to the third position with 20 points.

They managed to score 13 goals and only let in just a single goal which came in their only 1-1 draw against Wakiso Giants.

They picked up 3-0 win against Maroons, defeated Blacks Power and Arua Hill respectively with a 1-0 score, a 4-0 win against UPDF, an away 1-0 win against URA and later ending the month with a 2-0 win against SC Villa.

The player of the month award looks to be a tight one as Owen Kasule will be up against high performers Nelson Ssenkatuuka of Bright Stars and Alex Kitata of Gaddafi FC.

Owen Kasule had a huge contribution in the six game Wakiso Giants played as he scored three goals and created three involving himself in six goals.

Nelson Ssenkatuuka looked to have gained his scoring boots as he helped Bright Stars pick up massive victories in the month of November as he scored five goals and assisted one from the five games they played.

Alex Kitata ‘Benzema’ scored five goals in the five games Gaddafi FC played as they managed to win three game and lose the other two.



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