The best performers in the 2015 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) season were feted in the Footballer of the Year Awards (FOYA) gala held on Wednesday 9 December at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi.
As expected, Gor Mahia striker Michael Olunga was feted as the season’s Player of the Year on a night that champions Gor Mahia dominated.
Gor Mahia coach Frank Nuttal was named the Coach of the Year, defender Karin Nizigiyimana the Defender of the Year and Boniface Oluoch the Goalkeeper of the Year.
Raymond Onyango and Steven Adeya were named the best among Center Referees and Assistant Referees for the year.
Full winners’ list:
Player of the Year: Michael Olunga,
Midfielder of the Year
Eric Johanna – Winner, Benard Mang’oli, Khalid Aucho
Defender of the Year
Karim Nizigiyimana – Winner, Musa Mohammed, Geoffrey Kokoyo
New Player of the Year
George Mandela – Winner, 2. Ebrimah Sanneh, 3. George Alphonce Ndonye
Boniface Oluoch – Winner, Faruk Shikhalo, Jairus Adira,
Jesse Were – Winner, Michael Olunga, John Makwatta
Fair Play Player of the Year
John Baraza – Winner, Vincent Nyaberi, Alfred Onyango
Coach of the Year
Frank Nuttall – Winner, Robert Matano, Twahir Muhiddin
Team Manager of the Year
Moses Nyalik – Winner, Jolawi Obondo, David Mwangi, Nevile Pudo,
Fair Play Club of the Year
Western Stima, – Winner, Bandari FC, Sony Sugar
New Assistant Referee of the Year
Stephen Adeya – Winner, Judy Wamaro, Beth Wambui,
New Center Referee of the year
Raymond Onyango – Winner, Judith Muhonja, Michael Iluve.