Crested Cranes forward Fazila Ikwaput has been crowned the best player of June in the football category at the Fortbet Real Stars Awards.
She has been rewarded for her brilliant performance at the CECAFA Women’s Championship that was held at FUFA Technical Center, Njeru.
At the tournament, Ikwaput was named the Most Valuable Player as the Crested Cranes won their maiden CECAFA trophy.
The Lady Doves WFC striker was on target in the five games the Crested Cranes played at the tournament, managing six goals in total.
She shrugged off competition from her teammates Sandra Nabweteme and Hassifah Nassuna to win the accolade.
The trio is away on national duty with the Crested Cranes in Morocco for the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations.
Outstanding performers in four other different categories were also rewarded at the ceremony held at Route256 restaurant in Lugogo on Tuesday.
Winners in the other categories
Athletics: Racheal Chebet Zena
Basketball: Sylvia Nantongo
Cricket: Simon Ssesazi
Golf: Michael Alunga