She Corporate midfielder Phionah Nabbumba has been crowned the Player of the Month for August at the Real Stars Awards.
Nabbumba was instrumental as Corporate became the first Ugandan team to reach the final of CECAFA Zonal qualifiers to the CAF Women’s Champions League before losing 1-0 to Simba Queens.
It was their maiden appearance at the competition and the Crested Cranes player scored six goals and provided five assists which is an 11-goal involvement.
She beat off competition from Uganda Cranes’ rising star Travis Mutyaba and Ffumbe’s Daniel Sserunkuma to win the accolade.
At the awarding ceremony held at Route256 Restaurant in Lugogo, outstanding performers from four other sports disciplines were also rewarded.
Jacob Kiplimo, Brenda Ekone, Husnah Kakundakwe, and the pair of Duncan Mubiru Kikankane and Musa Nsubaga were named August’s finest in Athletics, Basketball, Swimming, and Rally respectively.