Nelson Ssenkatuka beat off competition from SC Villa’s Ronald Ssekiganda and BUL’s Alex Kitata to win the November Pilsner Startimes Uganda Premier player of the month.
Ssekantuka topped chats after scoring five goals with a hat trick out of the three games played in November meaning that he netted three more than Ssekiganda and two more than Kitata.
It’s one to remember the Bright stars forward also took home the same award the Previous year (2022) accolade of the same month, a gesture that labels him the King of November.
While speaking to the media at the awarding ceremony at the Kati Kati restaurant on Wednesday evening, Ssenkatuka said award will motivate him more;
“I would love to thank Pilsner, FUFA, Bright stars management and my team mates for helping me win this award” he said
Adding “This will motivate me as a player and will help me work better on the pitch as I take it game by game”
For coach’s category despite the different opinions raised by the public, SC Villa head coach Dusan Stojanovic won the award above Abbey Kikomeko of Eastern Giants, BUL FC and Vipers’ tactician Leo Neiva.
Stojanovic guided SC Villa to going unbeaten in November, winning two games 3-1 against against Arua Hill, 2-0 against Busoga United and drawing goal less away in Mbarara.
He Kikomeko, he also won twice against Kitara 2-1 and away at Wakiso Giants 3-0, losing the other 2-0 to UPDF FC just like Neiva who also clinched two victories and one loss 3-1 to KCCA FC.