The best thing to end a season with is probably a championship title. While not everyone can win a title, crews can have other aspects to celebrate after a grueling eight months of rally.

Kawowo Sports’  reflects on the 2015 season’s winners and losers


Arthur Blick Jr.

Blick is the biggest winner of all having claimed the 2015 National rally title.

Arthur Blick CMC Rally

He came into the season as the underdog but proved all doubters wrong with consistent performances in his Subaru Impreza N10.

Blick was on the roll claiming four straight podium finishes; including three rally wins. Just a performance good enough to earn him his first title.

Ismail Waliggo

Waliggo has every reason not to forget the year 2015.

ismail waligo

He integrated in a period of 15 months from being just a rookie to the Two-wheel drive (2WD) champion. 

Talk of Waliggo upgrading to the NRC class is rife. We can only wait for 2016. 
Andrew Desh Kananura

Desh Kananura makes it to the winners list for not winning any title but for making an impact so many crews have failed to do in just one year of his competitive season.

desh kananura mitsubish

Basing on the hype that surrounded his entry to competitive rallying, Kananura has not disappointed after making it to the top drivers list in the country.

He registered his biggest achievement with the Pearl of Africa Rally win.

In the only three events he finished this year, he managed to collect maximum points that settled him for fourth overall in 2015.

More so, Kananura has made his crew a brand to not only the fans but also his fellow competitors. His fan base has been exceptional throughout the season.

Kuku Ranjeet

After a nine year sabbatical, Ranjeet made a return to rallying and his zeal paid off well. He is the National Sprints champion; a result deserving of his efforts.

kuku ranjeet rally

Ronald Sebuguzi

After failing to defend his NRC title, Sebuguzi fought to keep his name at the top this year.

sebuguzi festino batta

With two rally wins and remarkable performances in the Sprint; a second place finish in the champion is something the Mitsubishi driver can be proud of.


Duncan Mubiru

Mubiru had the fraternity at his feet during the season opener in Mbarara. Victory in the west confounded his intention to fight for a title.

dancun mubiru

That however went as quick as his victory came.
Mechanical issues let him down but also his miscalculation of events messed his title chase.

Jon Consta

Having had high hopes, Consta’s showing this year has left little to desire of the aggressive driver. 

jon consta sprint


A lot of hype surrounded him ahead of each event he would compete in but several DNFs did not help his confidence all year. 

With much invested, Consta only had three events he had his name on as a finalist.

Adam Essa Rauf

Young and fast but always pushed his own luck with every rally.

adam essa rauf

And yes, he showed he would be a threat after he led the early stage of day two of the season opener in Mbarara before he suffered a puncture to finish the event seventh. Everything went further down for the young driver.
His hopes were consigned to the dust bin as he never finished a single event after February.

Hopefully, there will be stroke of luck for him in 2016.
Eddie Mukiibi

Probably the most entertaining driver through 2015. Eddie Mukiibi and his Flying penguin (Toyota Vitz) barely lifted a wing.
Eddie Mukiibi Action
His season has been characterized with crashes.  And he ended the season as he had begun it; crashing in February’s season opener and also in the last event he attended – the Independence Rally.

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