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Michael Olunga crowned Kenyan Premier League Most Valuable Player

Michael Olunga crowned Kenyan Premier League Most Valuable Player

Gor Mahia striker Michael Olunga was named the Most Valuable Player at the 2015 Kenyan Premier League Footballer of the Year awards held in Nairobi on Wednesday.

The Gor striker walked away with a glittering trophy and total cash prize of 1.3million for his efforts on a night that saw his teammates dominate the colourful awards.

He got a million shillings for his MVP award as well as 300,000 for finishing as the second top goalscorer.

Gor goalkeeper Boniface Oluoch won the goalkeeper of the year award, Karim Nizigiyimana claimed the top defender honours while coach Frank Nuttall was named Coach of The Year.

Mathare United’s rising star Eric Johana won the midfielder of the year after beating stiff competition from Khalid Aucho and Bernard Mang’oli.

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)

Goalkeeper 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.Neville Pudo (City Stars)

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