Uganda Cranes and Vipers SC forward, Moses Waiswa Ndondhi is this year’s Male Football Player of the Year.
He was Friday crowned at the 4th edition of the Airtel FUFA Awards ceremony which took place at Speke Resort Munyonyo, after winning Onduparaka’s Vianne Ssekajugo and KCCA’s youngster Allan Okello. Waiswa also won a brand new car with fuel worth Shs 500,000.
The 21-year-old joined Vipers in January 2017 from Swedish side, Vaxjo United and made his debut on the senior national team in March the same year scoring Uganda’s only goal against Kenya in Nairobi in a match which ended in a one all draw.
The talented lad was equally impressive in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier matches against Tanzania and Lesotho.
At the same event where music diva Irene Ntare also performed, Uganda Christian University student, Ruth Aturo, was crowned the best female player of the year. She defeated Tracy Akiror and Shadia Nankya.
While addressing guests who gathered for the awards, FUFA President, Eng Moses Magogo described football as a collective sport and thanked all the stakeholders for labouring to develop the game.
“We thank everyone who has done a part in the development of the game in Uganda. We thank the players, coaches, managers and government of Uganda. This is a team sport,” he said
Winners in other categories include:
FUFA Junior League Player of the year -Abdu Wahid.
Fans Favourite Player (Home based) – Allan Okello
Fans Favourite Player (Foreign based) – Denis Onyango
FUFA Presidential Award – Dr Mulindwa Lawrence
Promising Player of the year – Mustafa Kizza
Coach of the year – Mike Mutebi.
Beach soccer player of the year – Meddie Kibirige
Big league Player of the year – Noel Nasasire
Referee of the year – Brian Miiro Nsubuga
Fair play award – Maroons FC
Upcoming Referee of the year – Nabukenya Shamirah.
Fan of the year – Khasim Kyazze