Fans can now register their vote for Soltilo Bright Stars’ Player of the Month award for February 2023.
It’s been a fairly good period for Asaph Mwebaze’s Stars, who won two of three games during the month, with a league draw Maroons FC as the only mis-step.
A strong 8-0 away victory in Moroto against Nakapelimen FC in the Stanbic Uganda Cup was quickly followed by another penalty win over Mbale Heroes at the Mbale Municipal Stadium after a one-all stalemate. Then we opened the second round league campaign with a 0-0 draw away to Maroons FC in Luzira
The most pleasing thing about February has been the way Asaph Mwebaze’s new-look side has grown collectively, but individuals have certainly shone as part of that team effort. Take a look at our shortlist for the Player of the Month award, and then let us know who gets your all-important vote…
The winger has made a bright resurgence to life under Asaph Mwebaze , and appears to one of the key players for the team this season. Kasinde has three goals to date this season with two coming in the Stanbic Uganda Cup in February, both were nerveless, elegant finishes inside the area. Reds everywhere are growing ever more enamoured with Kasinde’s ice-cold demeanour in front of goal, after his ruthless finish against Busoga United.
Soltilo Bright Stars fans knew Fiat was good. But, hands up, who thought he’d make such an impact? Playing alongside Alex Mandera in the deeper midfield role that has induced comparisons with late-period Paul Scholes. The Kigezi-born has been pivotal in the midfield with his hard tackles and intuitive passing.
The forward has been in the form of his life this past month scoring 4 goals and having 2 assists to his name. He has been instrumental in helping the team. He scored in three consecutive games during the same period and the team has heavily relied on his strong runs to ensure
If there’s something to take away from this season, it has been a season for the goalkeepers. Hassan has an outstanding season overall winning a man of match award against URA. His heroics in the Uganda Cup Round of 32 during the penalty shoot outs earned him a place on the nominees list of the award.
We should also point out that several other players were in the running for our shortlist, with Sam Ssenyonjo and Warren Buule not too far behind the trio selected.