Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) have Monday voted and named the best sports personalities in different sports disciplines for the year 2016.
In monthly meeting convened at Lugogo Tennis Court club, discount http://chancellorinsja.com/wp-includes/class-wp-term.php sports scribes voted for the best personalities from over 25 categories.
Among the notable winners, this site include Uganda cranes and Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper Dennis Masinde Onyango who was named the Male footballer of the year.
Recently crowned the 2016 CAF Footballer of the year based in Africa has now won the USPA gong for the second year running.
The other winners include Rugby ace, Phillip Wokorach who has just sealed a move from Heathens to Kabras Sugar in the Kenyan Rugby league.
David Emong who won a silver medal at the 2016 Paralympic games in Brazil becoming the first Ugandan to win a medal in the history of the games has been named the Best Male Athlete of the year 2016.
The above trio of Dennis Onyango, Phillip Wokorach and David Emong have also been shortlisted for the top crown USPA Sports personality of the year
The Sports team of the year award will be competed for among Uganda cranes, City Oilers (basketball) and Rugby cranes while the best organized sports event of the year will be between the National Pool open championship and Uganda golf Open.
However, the association agreed that sports disciplines that had no events on their calendar or were marred with wrangles be eliminated.
These included cycling, Volleyball and Lawn tennis.
The winners in the different sports disciplines will be awarded at the annual USPA sports gala at a date yet to be communicated.
Golfer Ronald Otile won the Sports personality accolade for 2015.
USPA Sports Personalities Of 2016
Nominees for Sports Personality of the year
Denis Onyango (Football)
David Emong (Paralympics)
Phillip Wokorach (Rugby)
Nominees for Team of the year
Nominees for Sports Event of the year
National Open Pool Championship
Uganda Golf Open
The legendary and best run federation awards are decided by the USPA top executive.
Winners in respective sports disciplines
Male: David Emong
Female: Juliet Chekwel
The crew of Jas Mangat and Joseph Kamya
Male: Ronald Otile
Female: Flavia Namakula
Male: Henry Ssenyondo
Female: Stephanie Nampina
Male: Sula Matovu
Female: Vicky Namuyanja
Male: Brian Kasirye
Female: Shamim Bangi
Male: Gilton Chelibe
Female: Halima Nambozo
Male: Onesmus Atamba
Female: Lillian Zawedde
Male: Phillip Wokorach
Female: Grace Auma
Male: Jimmy Enabu
Female: Judith Nansobya
Male: Harold Wanyama
Female: Joyce Kabengano
Male: Jacob Okidi
Female: Dinah Amoding
Male: Felix Mukunzi
Male: Nicholas Malani
Female: Kirabo Namutebi
Male: Innocent Mbabali
Female: Doreen Asiimwe