Uganda Cranes stars Jjuuko, Ochan nominated for Red Carpet Performance Awards


3rd Entebbe Red Carpet Performance Awards:

  • 17th December 2017
  • At Imperial Golf Course Hotel, Entebbe

Sports Awards Nominees:

  • Murushid Jjuuko (Simba, Tanzania & Uganda Cranes)
  • Benjamin Ochan (KCCA & Uganda Cranes)
  • Masavu Football Club (Uganda Premier League Team)

Two Uganda Cranes stars defender Murushid Jjuuko and goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan have been nominated alongside Uganda Premier League club, Masavu F.C for the 2017 Entebbe Red Carpet outstanding Sports award.

Murushid Jjuuko (L) during a regional tour match in Mbale with Uganda Cranes

The annual Entebbe Red Carpet Performance awards shall be happening for the third year in a row at Imperial Golf Course Hotel in Entebbe on the 17th December 2017.

Jjuuko, a defender who plies his professional trade with Tanzania Premier League outfit Simba Sports Club impressed at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Gabon while goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan has shined for KCCA this season.

Masavu Football Club, a team that had an incredible season right from the FUFA Big League where they became the first club to get promoted from the second division to top flight are also tipped for a prize.

These awards are basically to appreciate the effort of the respective people in the community. The sports catergory is one of those areas where we feel outstanding personalities ought to be recognized.

We have other sectors as business, education, tourism, fashion house and entertainment (musicians and Dj’s). We feel sports also has a tremendous impact to the society in general.

May the best person or team win on the awards night come 17th December 2017”.

Wood ball teenager Mark Kayongo and goalkeeper Ochan won the sports award in 2015 and 2016 respectively.