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FUBA Fetes Best of 2015

City oilers posing with their dummy cheque.

Awards have never been free from controversies especially in sports. On Saturday, view website like this the ‘who is who’ in the local basket scene descended to the Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala to witness crowning the cream of the crop from a shortlist of arguably the best performers in the game for 2015.

Of course lots of credit will go to FUBA for finally pulling resources together and holding the gala which failed to take place on the initial date set (January 30), viagra buy the federation citing financial constraints.

The Awards.
Congolese-born Rwandan who plays for City Oilers’, ampoule Kami Kabangu was crowned the most valuable (men) player while Velma Awino Achieng from UCU Lady Canons was the queen. Both players went home UgX 2M richer besides the trophies.

UCU lady canons were the winners of the ANBL women league.

UCU lady canons were the winners of the ANBL women league.

City Oilers and UCU Lady Canons each received UgX 3M for emerging champions in the respective FUBA NBL leagues.

Organizers pinned.
Though finances are hard to come by, but FUBA ought to rationally divide the prizes, for instance champions earning UgX 3M while the two best players get a combined UgX 4M is abit comical.

Kami Kanange with his accolade.

Kami Kanange with his accolade.

Also excluding regular season MVP Brian Namake from the best five team looks controversial if not awkward otherwise its really absurd to nominate players whose award is based on a mathematical/statistical basis. Case in point; the top scorer and best rebounder awards.

Full list.
MVP (men): Kami Kabange
MVP (women): Velma Achieng
FUBA Men’s champions: City Oilers

1st runners up (men): UCU Canons

2nd runners up (men): KIU Titans

Coach of the Year: Timothy Odeke

FUBA Women champions: UCU Lady Canons

1st runners up (women’s): KCCA Leopards

2nd runners up (women’s): A1 Challenge

Most Valuable Player (Division One): Wilber

Most Valuable Player (D-League) women:Lean

Most Valuable Player (D-League) men:Francis Ogala

Outstanding performance of the year: Wundi Steven (UCU Canons)

Manager of the year: Silver Rugambwa (City Oil)

Champions (Division1)
Men: UPDF Hawks

Champions (D-League) women: JKL Dolphins

1st Runners Up women (D-League):Javon Ladies

Champions of the (D-League): JKL Dolphins

1st Runners Up (D-League)
Men: UMU Flames

MVP – Regular Season, male (Elite-League): Brian

MVP – Regular Season, female (Elite-League): Joy

MVP – Regular Season, Women (D-League): Ruth

MVP – Regular Season (D-League): Derrick Ollama
(UMU Flames)

Top Scorer (D-League), Regular Season: Gekara
Sam (UMU Flames) (190 points)

Regular Season, Top Scorer (Women) – D League: Ruth Nalunkuuma (305 points)

Top Scorer (Men): Wilber Peruth (UPDF) – 400

Top Scorer (Women): Judith Nansoobya (382

Overall Top Scorer:
Kami Kabangu (382 pts)
Suudi Ulanga (435)
Mark Okidi (399)

Best Rebounder (Women): Namuwaya Muhayimuna

Best Rebounder (Men): Steven Mwesige

Most Dedicated Servant: Fred ‘Kasiru’ Ssekajja

Most Improved men’s team: Destiny Venoms

Most Disciplined men’s team: Charging Rhinos

Most Disciplined Ladies team: Jarvon Ladies

Basketball Ambassador of the year: Silverbacks (Men’ National Basketball Team)

photo1: City oilers posing with their dummy cheque.

Photo2: UCU lady canons were the winners of the ANBL women league.

Photo3: Kami Kanange with his accolade.


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