By Irene Nanyonjo Deborah
Sports journalist under their umbrella Uganda Sports Press Association will on Wednesday october16,2019 crown 800m IAAF World Champion Halima Nakaayi the Nile Special USPA sports personality of the month of September.
The ceremony to take part at Imperial Royale hotel on Wednesday October16,2019will also see KCC FC and Joshua Cheptegei crowned for emerging best performers in the of July and August respectively.
Nakayi was voted the Nile Special Sports Personality for the month of September beating fellow ladies UgandaU17 team that won the COSAFA tournament and Swimmer Kirabo Namutebi that won two gold medals in the CANA Africa Junior Swimming Championships and Peace Kabasweka who won the Tanzania Ladies Open Golf Tournament in the same month.
The members also commended Martha Babirye who won the 2019 castle lite Uganda ladies golf open, Peace Kabasweka and UPDF boxer Abdu Ssebute who the East and Central Boxing Africa super fly weight boxing title at Lugogo.
USPA activities are supported by Nile Special, City Tyres, UOC, NCS and Standard Chartered Bank.