Real Star awards: Express FC Forward Eric Kambale recognized as the best for the month of May.

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By Edward Tumusiime

Four sports personalities, including Express FC forward Eric Kambale, have been feted at the Fortebet Real Stars Sports Awards held at Route256 Lugogo on Tuesday 1st June 2021.

Athletes who were outstanding in May have been recognised, among these is the Express FC in form forward Eric Kambale who scored eight goals in May including a hat-trick against Kyetume FC at Nakisunga Saaza Ground and a brace against Busoga United FC.

He also scored the only goal against UPDF FC taking his tally to 15 goals one goal behind the leading goal scorer Yunus Sentamu.

He has only missed out on the score sheet in the goalless draw against KCCA in the Uganda Cup.

The Express FC talisman beat teammate Mathias Muwanga and URA FC forward Steven Mukwala to the award for the best footballer.

He takes over from Bright Stars’ forward Samuel Ssekamatte who won the award for the month of April.

At the same ceremony, outstanding performers from the category of Hockey, Basketball and Athletics were also rewarded.

Wanainchi striker Thomas Opio who scored 10 goals in just four hockey games has also been awarded beating Weatherhead duo Timothy Ntumba and Charles Ekapolon to the hockey accolade.

Jacob Kiplimo emerged the winner in the Athletics category beating Joshua Cheptegei and Presca Achesa.

In the Basketball category, it is KIU Taitans’ Ade Faisal who walked away with it beating JKL Lady Dolphin’s Hope Akello and Ndejje Angels’ Samuel Ajaka.

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