By our reporter

The 2017 Airtel FUFA Awards have been launched today Thursday morning at Kampala Serena Hotel.

Just like the previous editions, this year’s awards will be at Speke Resort Munyonyo on 1st December 2017.

Addressing the members of the media Dennis Mbidde, chairman of the 2017 FUFA Awards organizing committee, hailed the sponsors, partners, players, fans and the entire football fraternity for the necessary due support.

During the launch, nominees in different categories have been announced and KCCA FC’s Muzamil Mutyaba, Geoffrey Serunkuuma now playing at Buildcon in Zambia and Vipers midfielder Tadeo Lwanga have been nominated for Airtel FUFA Footballer of the year Award.

Catergories of the awards include :

There are 11 categories of the awards to be given out on that black tie awards night.

Male Airtel FUFA Award, Female Airtel FUFA Award, FUFA Best XI, FUFA Presidential Award, FUFA Fair Play Award, FUFA Up coming Talent, FUFA Referees Award, FUFA Coach of the year, Beach Soccer Player of the year, Fans’ player of the year -Ugandan &  other leagues foreign based.

MVP Nominees:

The final list for the Most Valuable Players was determined by the coaches in the Azam Uganda Premier League.

Male: Geofrey Sserunkuma (KCCA, Buildcon and Uganda Cranes), Muzamiru Mutyaba (KCCA and Uganda Cranes ), Tadeo Lwanga (SC Villa, Vipers and Uganda Cranes)

Female: Hasfa Nassuna (Kawempe Muslim, UCU Lady Cardinals and Crested Cranes), Vanesa Karungi (Olila High School), Fazila Ikwaput (Olila High School  and Crested Cranes)

Each of the MVP (male and female) will drive home with a grand prize of a car.