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Musamali bags first ever Fortebet Real star Monthly Award


Rita Musamali beat off competition from Victoria Pearls Captain Consolate Aweko and Cricket Cranes’ star Henry Ssenyondo to win the Fortebet Real Star Monthly award of the Cricket Category for December.

All this was put to light on Tuesday morning in an event sponsored by Fortebet and Jude Color solutions held at the Lazio Restaurant, Kololo.

Musamali’s win was a result of her remarkable performance at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier in December 2023 in Entebbe.

Her stats were impressive, conceding 66 runs, securing 6 wickets across 16.5 overs, showcasing a notable Economy rate of 3.92.

Additionally, Musamali’s unbeaten 31 against Rwanda and resilient 35* versus Tanzania during the semifinal demonstrated her batting prowess and the outstanding performance  something that earned her the Player of the Match award.

Her contribution in setting competitive total against Zimbabwe solidified her as a dependable middle-order batter.

She finished third in the overall batting stats, accumulating 107 runs across five innings with an impressive strike rate of 82.31.

After winning the award, Musamali thanked her teammates and coach for the helping her going on to say;

”I am very happy to receive this award, in a special way I would like to thank my team mates and coach for helping achieve this for the first time.” she said

“The award will motivate me to do better so that I can do more at the upcoming globals in Dubai as we seek to qualify for the World Cup come April.” Musamali concluded

In the other sports disciplines, Abraham Tusubira topped the football category over Muhammad Shaban and Ivan Bogere.

L-R: Jude Jjuuko, Rita Musamali, CEO Isaac Mukasa( represented Abraham Tusubira) and John Sserujonji.

In Boxing, John Sserunjoji conquered Isaac Masembe and Jjunju Power as Jude Jjuuko of Eagles RFC came out on top both Alhaji Manano and Pius Mpoza in Rugby.

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