Sofapaka striker Umaru Kasumba has become the second player after Enock Agwanda to bag two player of the month awards in a season.
This is after the Ugandan forward who won the February 2019 award was feted for his exemplary performance in April during an award ceremony held at Eastleigh Secondary School on Friday 24th May.
The former SC Villa man was in scintillating form for Batoto Ba Mungu in April scoring seven goals, strikes that helped his side, close on leaders Gor Mahia in table standings.
Kasumba began the month with a brace in the 2-0 win over Zoo FC in Kericho before scoring the all-important-last minute winner against KCB in Machakos.
He then found the back of the net in the one 1-1 draw against Kariobangi and the 1-0 win over Sony Sugar before ending the month with a brace in the two-all draw against Mathare United.
The clinical forward saw off competition from AFC Leopards’ Whyvonne Isuza, Kakamega Homeboyz’ Allan Wanga and Ulinzi Stars’ Enosh Ochieng to win the award.
He garnered 23 points while Isuza came in closely second with 21, Kakamega BoyZ’s Allan Wanga was third with 16 while Enosh Ochieng picked 10 votes.
He walks home with UGX3, 695,385 courtesy of sponsors Sportpesa, a personalized trophy and a 49 inch LG TV, his team gets UGX3, 695,385 too.
Kasumba the fourth recipient of the award this season after Peter Thiong’o, Abdallah Hassan and Justin Ndikumana, the trio won the December, January and March awards respectively.