Vipers SC star forward and captain Milton Karisa has been crowned as the 2022/23 Pilsner StarTimes Uganda Premier League Player of the Season.
Karisa beat SC Villa striker Charles Bbaale and Maroons FC goalkeeper Simon Tamale to the award.
The forward matched to the podium three more times at the glamorous awards ceremony held on Thursday evening at Sheraton Hotel, Kololo.
Karisa took home the Most Assists and Coaches Player of the Season gongs, and was also named in the SUPL Best XI of the Season
He deserved all his accolades as he scored nine goals and had joint-most assist (8) to help and skipper Vipers to title win. He also played all the games in the process.
Relegated Blacks Power FC was given the Fair Play Award for their good discipline last season where they only picked up 30 yellow cards and no single red.
Allan Kayiwa took the Top goalscorers award for netting the most goals in the league (13) to beat off Charles Bbaale.
Tamale took home the Best Goalkeeper Award for keeping the most cleansheets in the league (13) and winning the most man of the month awards (7)
Alex Isabirye was named the Manager of the Season, to beat off Villa’s Jackson Magera and Maroon’s Mohammed Ssenfuma.
Hillary Mukundane got the defender of the season ahead of Gift Fred while Tibita Laban got the midfield of the Season ahead of Wakiso’s Lawrence Bukenya and KCCA’s Saidi Mayanja.
Players of the Season- Milton Karisa ( Vipers)
Top Goal scorers of the season- Allan Kayiwa ( Express)
Most Assist of the season- Milton Karisa ( Vipers)
Midfielder of the Season- Tibita Laban
Defender of the Season – Hillary Mukundane
Goalkeeper of the Season – Simon Tamale
Coach of the Season – Alex Isabirye
Young player of the Season – Darius Ojok
Coaches Player of the Season – Milton Karisa
Players Player of the Season – Charles Bbaale
Platinum Award – Andrew Fimbo Mukasa
Team of the Season:
Simon Tamale, Grant Matsiko, Denis Kaka Umony, Gift Fred, Hillary Mukundane, Lawrence Bukenya, Gaddafi Wahab, Tibita Laban, Karisa Milton, Bbaale Charles, Kayiwa Allan