Nassuna gets top scorer award as Kawempe wins 3rd women league title

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Kawempe Muslim players celebrate their victory at Mutesa II Wankulukuku stadium

For the third time in a row, Kawempe Muslim Women Football Club has been declared champion of the FUFA Women Elite League.

The latest achievement was achieved on Sunday at the Mutesa II Wankulukuku stadium after a one sided 4-0 victory over UCU Lady Cardinals.

Juliet Nalukenge scored a brace in the 33rd and 57th minutes before Sharon Naddunga’s 78th minute goal and a late strike from second half substitute Favour Nambatya crowned the red letter day for the champions.

Kawempe Muslim Women Football Club

During the earlier third place playoff match, Uganda Martyrs’ High School Lubaga recovered from a goal down to defeat Soroti based Olila High School 3-2 in post-match penalties after normal time had ended one goal apiece.

FUFA women Executive member Agnes Mugena, executive committee member Chris Kalibala, FUFA Technical director Asuman Lubowa, women football officer Hadijah Namuyanja and Efrance Najjengo (chairperson of Uganda Women Football Association) graced the official medal, prizes and trophy presentation ceremony afterwards.

Juliet Nalukenge celebrates scoring one of her goals on the day

This was the third time that the FUFA Women Elite league was being held since 2015.

Individual Awards:

Most Valuable Player (MVP): Fazila Ikwaput (Olila High School)

Fair Play award: Rhiness High School

Best Referee: Aisha Ssemambo

Best Goalkeeper: Ruth Aturo (Kawempe Muslim)

Top Scorer: Hasifa Nassuna (Kawempe Muslim) – 26 goals (24 in regular season)

Best Journalist (Print): Stephen Mayamba (Bukedde)

Best Journalist (Social media): Hajojo Habali

Best Journalist (On-line): Joel Muyita (Chimp Reports)