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Celebrating May’s Best Athletes in Netball, Football, and Rugby

Three exceptional athletes have been recognized as May’s best players for their outstanding performances in netball, football, and rugby. Fildausi Namulema, Shadia Nabirye, and Malcom Okello have each earned the prestigious Fortebet Real Stars awards for their impressive achievements.

Fildausi Namulema Dominates in Netball

Fildausi Namulema, a center player for the National Insurance Corporation (NIC) netball club, has been honored as May’s top netball player. Namulema’s stellar play helped her clinch the Fortebet Real Stars award, surpassing her competitors Rachael Nanyonga and Christine Namulumba of Prisons. Her leadership and skill were pivotal in NIC’s triumph at the 2024 East African Netball Championship in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. Namulema was also named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the tournament, where NIC won all eight matches to claim their 22nd East African title.

Shadia Nabirye Excels in Football

Shadia Nabirye from Kawempe Muslim Secondary School has been recognized as the best football player for May. Nabirye played a key role in her team’s success, helping them secure a bronze medal at the CAF African Schools Championship in Zanzibar. Her outstanding performance, including scoring three goals to become the tournament’s top scorer, earned her the accolade over strong contenders like Vipers’ captain Milton Karisa and Emmanuel Ajo of Busoga United.

Malcom Okello Tops Rugby

Malcom Okello of Platinum Credit Heathens has been named May’s best rugby player. Okello’s exceptional performances on the field earned him the top honor, outshining competitors Emily Lekuru and Ivan Magomu. His dedication and skill have made him a standout player in the rugby community, contributing significantly to his team’s success.

Honoring Athletic Excellence

The Fortebet Real Stars awards celebrate the remarkable achievements of these athletes, recognizing their hard work, talent, and contributions to their respective sports. Each winner has demonstrated outstanding prowess and dedication, setting high standards for their peers and inspiring future athletes.


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