Andrew Mukasa: The Record-breaking Goal Scorer of Ugandan Football

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Andrew Mukasa, a legendary figure in Ugandan football history, etched his name in the annals of the sport by achieving a remarkable feat during the 1999 Uganda Premier League season. Representing SC Villa, Mukasa proved to be a formidable force on the field, showcasing exceptional skill and prowess as a striker. His exceptional goal-scoring prowess catapulted him to the pinnacle of success, making him the all-time leading top scorer in a single season in the history of the Ugandan Premier League.

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Only Ugandan footballer to hit over 40 goals a season

In a resplendent display of goal-scoring finesse, Andrew Mukasa, affectionately known as Fimbo, notched an astonishing 45 goals during the 1999 season, a feat that remains unparalleled to this day. Mukasa’s extraordinary achievements on the field solidified his place as a football icon, revered by fans and players alike for his uncanny ability to find the back of the net with unparalleled precision.

Prior to Mukasa’s record-breaking season, Ali Kitonsa of Express FC held the distinction of being the second-highest goal scorer in a single season in Ugandan football history. Kitonsa’s impressive tally of 36 goals during the 1969 Uganda Premier League season was a testament to his goal-scoring prowess and remains a remarkable achievement in its own right.

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Who nears Mukasa’s record?

Following closely behind Mukasa and Kitonsa is Jimmy Kirunda of KCCA FC, who delivered a stellar performance during the 1978 season by netting an impressive 32 goals. Kirunda’s prolific goal-scoring exploits cemented his legacy as one of the finest strikers to have graced the Ugandan Premier League.

While Kitonsa and Kirunda came close to Mukasa’s record-setting feat by scoring 30-plus goals in a single season, it is Mukasa’s extraordinary achievement of surpassing the 40-goal mark that sets him apart as a true trailblazer in Ugandan football history. His unparalleled goal-scoring prowess, coupled with his unwavering determination and skill, propelled him to unprecedented heights of success and adulation within the footballing community.

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Andrew Mukasa’s legacy as the all-time leading top scorer in a single season in the Uganda Premier League stands as a testament to his exceptional talent and dedication to the sport. His remarkable feat serves as an inspiration to aspiring footballers and a reminder of the enduring impact that extraordinary individuals can have on the world of sports. Andrew Mukasa, the record-breaking goal scorer of Ugandan football, will forever be remembered as a true legend of the beautiful game.

UPL top scorers for the last decade

2014/15 – Robert Ssentongo (Uganda Revenue Authority), 15 goals.

2015/16 – Robert Ssentongo (Uganda Revenue Authority), 18 goals.

2016/17 – Geoffrey Sserunkuma (KCCA FC), 20 goals.

2017/18 – Dan Sserunkuma (Vipers SC), 17 goals.

2018/19 – Juma Balinya (Police FC), 19 goals.

2019/20 – Steven Mukwala (Maroons FC) 13 goals.

2020/21 – Yunus Sentamu (Vipers SC), 16 goals.

2021/22 – Cesar Manzoki (Vipers SC), 18 goals.

2022/23 – Allan Kawiya (Express FC), 13 goals.

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