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Police FC crowned champions of 2023/24 Betpawa Big League

Police FC are the champions of 2023/24 Betpawa Big League

Police FC have been crowned champions of the 2023/24 betPawa Big League after edging Kataka FC 1-0 on the final day of the season.

In the game played on Sunday, June 2, at Mbale Municipal Stadium, the Cops earned a hard-fought win thanks to the solitary goal from Isaac Ogwang at the stroke of halftime.

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The game was graced by FUFA Executive Committee Members Rogers Byamukama and Rogers Mulindwa who oversaw the awarding ceremony.

Police FC ended the season with 56 points, three ahead of second-placed Lugazi FC who also won their final game at Jinja North United FC 2-0.

Police FC, Lugazi FC and Mbale Heroes FC are the three teams that earned promotion to next season’s StarTimes Uganda Premier League.

On the other hand, Kyetume FC, Young Elephants FC, Jinja North United FC and Ndejje University FC were relegated to their respective regional Leagues.

Denis Kalanzi of Police FC was named the most valuable player while Fahad Emurund from Lugazi FC took the golden glove with 12 clean sheets.

The top scorer’s golden boot was taken by Dickson Niwamanya of Booma FC who finished with 16 goals including two on the final day.

Young Elephants FC were named the Fair Play Team of the season.

Individual Awards

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  • Fair Play Award – Young Elephants FC
  • Golden Glove – Fahad Emuran (Lugazi FC) – 12 Clean Sheets
  • Golden Boot – Dickson Niwamanya (Booma FC) -16 Goals
  • MVP – Denis Kalanzi – Police FC


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