Big League: Exceptional Players Earns Individual Awards

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~ Most Valuable Player

~ Top Scorer

~ Best Goalkeeper

~ Promoted clubs to UPL

~ Past winners of FUFA Big League

~ Relegated clubs

~ #UgSportsNow

The FUFA Big League 2023/24 season recently concluded with stellar performances across teams and individuals earning them recognition in various categories. Here are the standout players and teams who clinched the top awards:

Most Valuable Player (MVP) – Dennis Kalanzi (Police FC)

Dennis Kalanzi of Police FC stood out as the Most Valuable Player of the season, showcasing exceptional skills on the field. With 7 goals and 11 assists to his name, Kalanzi played a pivotal role in leading his team to success.

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Golden Glove – Emuran Fahad (Lugazi FC)

Emuran Fahad of Lugazi FC secured the Golden Glove award with an impressive record of 12 clean sheets throughout the season. His consistent and solid performances in goal were instrumental in his team’s achievements.

Golden Boot – Dickson Nuwamanya (Booma FC)

The top scorer’s award was taken by Dickson Niwamanya of Booma FC who finished with 16 goals including two on the final day.

Dickson Nuwamanya of Booma FC won the Golden Boot award, scoring an impressive tally of 16 times in the season. His goal-scoring prowess played a significant role in propelling his team forward.

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Isaac Ogwang Leads Police FC to Victory Over Kataka FC with Crucial Goal

In a thrilling showdown at Mbale Stadium, Isaac Ogwang propelled Police FC to a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Kataka FC with his decisive goal. The lone strike proved to be the difference in a closely contested match that saw both teams leaving everything on the pitch. With this crucial win, Police FC managed to secure three valuable points on the road, further solidifying their position in the league standings.

Ogwang’s goal not only sealed the victory for Police FC but also helped him achieve a significant milestone by finishing as the second top scorer, behind Booma FC’s Dickson Nuwamanya who holds 16 goals to his name. The high-stakes encounter saw Ogwang rise to the occasion and deliver when it mattered most, showcasing his composure and skill in front of goal.

Fairplay Award – Young Elephant FC

Despite facing relegation in their debut season, Young Elephant FC demonstrated exemplary sportsmanship and fair play throughout the league. Their attitude on and off the field earned them the Fairplay Award, highlighting their commitment to the spirit of the game.

Law enforcers crowned Champions

The climactic finale of the BetPawa Big League on Sunday, 2nd June 2024, saw Police FC crowned as Champions, marking a significant achievement for the club. Additionally, Lugazi FC and Mbale Heroes secured the 2nd and 3rd positions respectively, earning automatic promotion to the prestigious Startimes Uganda Premier League.

Relegated merchants

On the other end of the table, Kyetume FC, Young Elephant FC, Jinja North United, and Ndejje University FC faced relegation to the 3rd division of their respective Regional football associations. Notably, Ndejje University FC encountered multiple challenges and withdrew from the league prematurely, making them the first team to face relegation.

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The FUFA Big League 2023/24 season showcased a display of talent, determination, and sportsmanship among players and teams, setting the stage for an exciting future in Ugandan football. As the spotlight shifts to the upcoming season, fans eagerly anticipate more thrilling moments and outstanding performances on the pitch.

Past winners of FUFA Big League

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