Wins July Player of the Month …….
Jesse Were scooped the ZSL Fans Player of Month for July and the Zesco United Kenyan Striker expressed gratitude to the over 1000 soccer fans who voted for him to win the award.
“It’s a great thing for a player because it motivates one to keep working hard every month to get nominated for the awards. I just want thank the people that introduced the award as that was a good thought. Great motivation,” said Jesse.
“To the fans, thank you so much for making it possible for me to win and I will keep working hard to get another one in due time. It’s a big Thanks to them and to my fellow players who I would say without them, it would have been difficult to win it.”
Jesse Were received a sizable number of votes from Kenyan followers of the Zambia Super league and asked if the Zambian league was popular in Kenya, Jesse was clear with his thoughts.
Yes Bwezani, the Zambia league is popular in Kenya and I think it has a lot to do with the publicity that Supersport has brought to the league as games are watched across Africa. Personally I want to thank them for voting for me, back home the fans love their players, not only me but all the players from Kenya.”
Jesse Were is confident that he has a bright chance for winning this award again asnhe concluded;
“Yes I will win it again as that only depends on the work I put in it and the support from fellow team mates.
Jesse Were beat Anos Tembo (Green Eagles) who got 32% as compared to the 62% of votes casted by 1570 fans in the final round of the voting.
The ZSL Monthly Player of the month is voted by the followers of the Zambia Super League on Social media.
Congratulations to Jesse Were