They announced her during the awards ceremony held at Route 256 Restaurant in Lugosi, Kampala on Tuesday.
Winner of the 2021 Dar es salaam Ladies open, Nakalembe edged male professional golfer Deo Akope and Peace Kabasweka to the gong.
In her absentia, they crowned her as she had traveled to Nigeria to defend her title in the annual Lagos ladies golf open championship.
In a recorded message, Nakalembe lauded the sponsors, openly expressing the value of such an award in her sporting career.
“I am humbled for the award given to me as the best in October 2021. Special appreciation to the main sponsors Fortbet and other partners. Such an award will surely motivate me as a person. I also wish to thank my personal sponsors Uganda Airlines for the support given to me to travel for international tournaments,” she noted in the recorded message.
Other top performers they also awarded include Uganda Cranes forward Fahad Bayo who won the football accolade. He prevailed over Crested Cranes and U-20 women player Fauzia Najjemba and goalkeeper Charles’s Lukwago.
Youngster Latif Ssendyowa was the pick in tennis ahead of Hilder Afwoyoroth and Ambrose Byaruhanga.
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