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WEST NILE’S SHAMIYA AYIKORU CROWNED 2019 USPA RUGBY FEMALE PLAYER OF THE YEAR.

West Nile and Uganda Rugby Lady Cranes fullback Samiya Ayikoru was crowned the 2019 Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA), Female player of the year for a record three times including last year.

Ayikoru recieved the award on Wednesday night during the 2019 Nile Special USPA awards held at Serena Hotel in Kampala with Puis Onenga winning the men’s Rugby player of the year.

She has previously featured for Thunderbirds Women’s Rugby Club based in Kyadondo and currently with Mwamba Ladies in Kenya. Ayikoru also plays for Uganda Rugby Lady Cranes.

In October, Samiya Ayikoru was named among Rugby Africa’s ‘Unstoppables a World Rugby’s Try And Stop Us campaign that aims at developing women’s Rugby in the world.

Joshua Cheptegei the current 10,000M and 5,000M world record holder was named the Sportsman of the year for a record two times.

USPA 2019 FULL AWARD WINNERS.

Athletics:

  • Men: Joshua Cheptegei
  • Women: Halima Nakaayi

Badminton:

  • Men: Daniel Muhigo
  • Women: Aisha Nakiyemba

Body Building: Isaac Mubikirwa.

Boxing: David Ssemujju.

Chess:

  • Male: Harold Wanyama
  • Female: Maria Nakanyike

Cricketers:

  • Men: Shazad Kamal
  • Female: Janet Mbabazi

Football:

  • Men: Emmanuel Arnold Okwi
  • Female: Juliet Nalukenge

Darts:

  • Men: Patrick Ochieng
  • Women: Sarah Makanga

Ludo: Tom Kasozi.

Kickboxing: Patricia Apolot.

Woodball:

  • Men: Brian Gwaaka
  • Women: Denise Nanjeru

Weight-lifting: Zubair Kubo.

Handball:

  • Men: Ibrahim Kongo
  • Women: Lillian Achola

Rugby:

  • Men: Pius Ogena
  • Women: Samiya Iyikoru

Volleyball:

  • Men: Daudi Okello
  • Women: Grace Akiror

Netba: Stellah Oyella

Motocross: Gift Ssebuguzi (11 Years Old)

Motor-rally crew: Yasin Nasser & Ali Katumba

Tennis: Troy Zziwa

Swimming:

  • Men: Tendo Mukalazi
  • Women: Kirabo Namutebi

Squash: Ian Rukunya

Hockey:

  • Men: Emmanual Baguma
  • Female: Norah Alum

Golfers:

  • Men: Joseph Cwinyaii
  • Female: Martha Babirye

Basketball:

  • Men: James Okello
  • Female: Hope Akello

Pool:

  • Men: Ibrah Ssejjemba
  • Women: Zaimat Nambafu

Table Tennis: Rita Nakhumitsa

Best Organized Sports Events in 2019:

  • 2019 Uganda Golf Championship at Lake Victoria Serena Resort

Team of Year, 2019: Uganda U-17 Girls Team

Overall Sports Personality of 2019: Joshua Cheptegei

Legendary Award Winner: Neko Muduse Ojara

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