Shaban receives a brand new car  for his award (Courtesy Photo)

Shock and drama as Onduparaka striker Shaban defeats Onyango to emerge player of the year at FUFA Awards

Ayiswa Issa Saturday, 3 December 2016 - 4:15pm Sports

FUFA Awards attracted drama Friday night when the most valuable player award when to Onduparaka FC star Shaban Muhammad as opposed to popular choice Denis Onyango.

Onyango ignored after splendid season with Cranes and Mamelodi Sundowns (Courtesy Photo)

The second edition of FUFA awards were held at Munyonyo Resort Hotel.

Shaban and female player of the year Nassuna pose for pictures with FUFA President Moses Magogo (Courtesy Photo)

Shaban who inspired his side to the Uganda Premier League was nominated alongside Onyango and Farouk Miya.

KCCA coach receives coach of the year award from Cranes coach Multin Micho (Courtesy Photo)

Several critics believe the Cranes and Mamelodi Sundowns keeper collected so much to have come second to the Onduparaka striker.

Ssekisambu arrives for the awards where he was a nominee (Courtesy Photo)

Onyango won the champions league and was instrumental to the Cranes in the road to Gabon next year.

Ochaya had a great season with both Cranes and KCCA and was nominated as well (Courtesy Photo)

Hasifa Nassuna emerged the 2016 female player of the year.

KCCA FC head coach, Mike Mutebi was crowned coach of the year.

Fans picked Miya as their favourite player of the year.

FIFA referee, Ali Tomusange was awarded FUFA Presidential award.

The FUFA Best XI:

Mathias Muwanga (Goalkeeper), Dennis Okot, Joseph Ochaya, Halid Lwaliwa, Musa Walagalira, Ibrahim Kayiwa, Kezironi Kizito, Muzamiru Mutyaba, Robert Sentongo, Erisa Ssekisambu, Shaban Muhammed

Coach:

Mike Mutebi

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