From NETBALL to Scoring Baskets,Youngster Sylvia Nantongo takes Fortebet RealStar Award to Kitende Classroom.
Prepossesing and Ambitious 16 year old Slyvia Nantongo has been awarded as the Fortebet RealStars Basketball player of the month of June in an event held on Tuesday Morning in Kampala.
From having hope in playing amateur Netball in Mukono to raising the Ugandan flag to the world in a sport she has indulged,only for the last two years, Slyvia thinks this is a stepping stone to write more history.
“I thank Dr.Lawrence Mulindwa who availed this opportunity of joining St.Marys’ Kitende which has helped to showcase my great talent to the world” smiles a Pocketful Slyvia Nantongo.
To win this award, Sylvia was the top scorer and overall Most Valuable Player in the Zone V FIBA U-18 qualifiers and guided Uganda to the Africa Youths basketball championships .
The Fortebet RealStars awards are an initiative of veteran journalist Isaac Mukasa and are fueled by the World’s biggest betting company Fortebet in conjunction with Jude Color solutions.
In the other categories, Making 202 runs in 5 innings at the just concluded second round of the ICC Cricket World Cup Challenge League B was enough for magical batsman Simon Ssesazi to beat opposition from ever golden Ronak Patel and Kevin Awino.
For the football award,firing Fazira Ikwaputs’ 6 goals helping the Crested Cranes win its maiden CECAFA Championships meant that her brown envelope would be reserved until she touches base from Morocco.
Athletics:Racheal Chebet Zena.