David Isabirye | Kawowo Sports Proline in celebrations with their trophy at Lugogo

FUFA Big League (2018/19):

  • Promotional final: Kyetume 4-1 Kansai Plascon
  • Main Championship final: Proline 1-0 Wakiso Giants
  • Most Valuable Player (MVP): Bright Anukani (Proline)
  • Top Scorer: Ivan Bogere (Proline) – 14 Goals
  • Promoted clubs: Proline, Wakiso Giants and Kyetume

Proline Football Club is the king of the 2018/19 FUFA Big League.

The purple and yellow stripped side, coached by Shafiq Bisaso won the main championship final 1-0 over Wakiso Giants at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo on Saturday, 18th May 2019.

Promising player Bright Anukani scored the all- important goal on 30 minutes.

Anukani who had a magnificent season was also named as the FUFA Big league Most Valuable Player (MVP).

His teammate Ivan Bogere completed the amazing season with 14 goals to take home the golden boot.

David Isabirye | Kawowo Sports Top Scorer Ivan Bogere shows off his golden boot
David Isabirye | Kawowo Sports Bright Anukani gets his MVP trophy from Uganda Cranes head coach Sebastien Desabre

Both Anukani and Bogere each pocketed Shs 1M in prize money with a trophy for either player.

Proline had topped the Rwenzori group as Wakiso Giants were the Elgon group winners.

Meanwhile, Mukono based Kyetume Football Club completed the three clubs that were promoted from the 2018/19 FUFA Big League to the top tier division, Uganda Premier League to start with the 2019/2020 season.

Known as the ‘Slaughters’, Kyetume FC humbled Kansai Plascon 4-1 during the promotional final.

Kyetume’s goals came from veteran striker Robert Ssentongo (hat-trick ) and the proven dead ball specialist Benon Tahomera.

Henry Kitegenyi got the consolation for Kansai Plason.

Kyetume, Proline and Wakiso Giants will qualify to the Uganda Premier League.

The new season of the Uganda Premier League will kick off in late August 2019.

FUFA Big League Awards 2018/19 season and Prize money distribution

  • Champions: Proline FC (UGX 10m)
  • 1st Runners-up: Wakiso Giants FC (UGX 5m)
  • 2nd Runners up: Kyetume FC (UGX 3.5m)
  • Fair play Award:  Light SS (UGX 2m)
  • Golden Glove: Ivan Mutumba (Wakiso Giants) – Recorded 9clean sheets, 15 games, UGX 1m)
  • Golden Boot: Ivan Bogere  (14 goals-Proline FC, UGX 1m)
  • MVP: Bright Anukani (Proline FC, UGX 1m)

* Dove FC and UPDF FC each received Shs 1M

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