PHOTOS: KPL/SJAK Footballer of the Year Awards 2015


Michael Olunga won the Footballer of the Year Awards
Michael Olunga won the Footballer of the Year Awards

Footballer of the Year award winner Michael Olunga poses with models at the Gala night. [Photo/sportpicha.com]

Michael Olunga walked home with Sh1 million after he won the 2015 Footballer of the Year award during an event held in Nairobi.

Jesse Were won the Golden Boot. [Photo/sportpesa.com]
Tusker FC’s Jesse Were won the Golden Boot. [Photo/sportpicha.com]
Olunga has had a great 2015 season helping Gor Mahia win the Sportpesa Premier League and Top 8 title.

Gor Mahia's Boniface Oluoch won the Golden Glove. [Photo/sportpicha.com]
Gor Mahia’s Boniface Oluoch won the Golden Glove. [Photo/sportpicha.com]
Speaking after receiving the award, Olunga said: “It is really humbling to win this award. It means my work is appreciated and I believe it will motivate me to work even harder next season if I will still be at Gor.”

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Gor Mahia’s Michael Olunga won the Footballer of the Year Award. [Photo/sportpicha.com]
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List of winners

Player of the year: Michael Olunga (Gor Mahia)

GOLDEN BOOT

  1. Jesse Were (Tusker FC)
  2. Michael Olunga (Gor Mahia)
  3. John Mark Makwata (Ulinzi Stars)

GOAL KEEPER OF THE YEAR

  1. Boniface Oluoch (Gor Mahia)
  2. Faruk Shikhalo (Muhoroni Youth)
  3. Jairus Adira (Chemelil Sugar)

DEFENDER OF THE YEAR:

  1. Karim Nizigiyimana (Gor Mahia)
  2. Musa Mohammed (Gor Mahia)
  3. Geoffrey Kokoyo (Ulinzi Stars)

MIDFIELDER OF THE YEAR

  1. Eric Johanna (Mathare United)
  2. Khalid Aucho (Gor Mahia)
  3. Bernard Mang’oli (AFC Leopards)

NEW YOUNG PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  1. George Mandela (Muhoroni Youth)
  2. Ebrima Sanneh (Nairobi City Stars)
  3. Alphonse Ndonye (Mathare United)

COACH OF THE YEAR

  1. Frank Nuttall (Gor Mahia)
  2. Robert Matano (Ulinzi stars)
  3. Twahir Muhiddin (Bandari)

FAIR PLAY PLAYER

  1. John Baraza (Sofapaka)
  2. Vincent Nyaberi (Thika United)
  3. Alfred Onyango (Sony Sugar)

FAIR PLAY TEAM OF THE YEAR

  1. Western Stima
  2. Mathare United
  3. Sony Sugar

TEAM MANAGER OF YEAR

  1. Moses Nyalik (Western Stima)
  2. Jolawi Abondo (Gor Mahia) and David Mwangi (Ulinzi Stars)
  3. Nevile Pudo(City Stars)

NEW CENTRE REFEREE

  1. Raymond Onyango
  2. Judith Muhonja
  3. Michael Iluve

NEW ASSISTANT REFEREE

  1. Stephen Adeya
  2. Judy Wamaro
  3. Beth Wambui

 

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