VPL: Shafiq Batambuze named September player of the month in Tanzania

Former Tusker FC defender, Shafiq 'Bhachu' Batambuze is the September player of the month in the Tanzania Premier League. 

The left back-cum-winger was awarded on Thursday in Dar Es Salaam. 

Bhachu helped his club Singida United to an unbeaten run of four games where they won three and drew one.

After losing 2-1 to Mwadui FC on the opening match, Singida went on to defeat Mbao (2-1), Stand United (1-0), Kagera Sugar (1-0) and drew one-all with giants, Azam FC on Saturday 30th September.

The Uganda Cranes player takes over from Emmanuel Okwi who was crowned the best in the previous month. 

Batambuze will receive one million (Tanzania) shillings (approx USD 455 and Ushs 1.6M) as prize for his achievements. 

He featured full time in all the four games.

Singida's results in September 

Sunday 10th - Singida United 2-1 Mbao 

Saturday 16th - Stand United 0-1 Singida United 

Sunday 24th - Singida United 1 - 0 Kagera Sugar 

Saturday 30th - Azam 1 - 1 Singida United