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Bocco named player of the month for January

3:08 AM GMT 12/02/2018
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The Simba skipper beat team mate Emmanuel Okwi and Mwadui’s Awesu Awesu to the award

Simba striker John Bocco has secured the Vodacom Premier League player of the month award for January after a string of good performances in the league. 

The award is given by the Ligi Kuu Bara sponsors to the player who had an outstanding perfomance for the month.

Bocco scored three goals and made two assists for others to score in the 270 minutes he has been on the pitch for the month and helped his team accumulate nine points.

His goals and assists were among the reason Simba remained unbeaten and at the top of the league for the whole month. 

The Simba skipper beat team mate, Ugandan sensation Emmanuel Okwi and Mwadui’s Awesu Awesu to win the award.

The previous winners of the award this season are Emmanuel Okwi (Simba, August), Shafiq Batambuze (Singida United, September), Obrey Chirwa (Yanga, October), Mudathir Yahaya (Singida United, November) and Habib Kiyombo (Mbao FC, December).