The list of match officials who will contest for the referees’ accolades in the forthcoming Footballer of the Year Awards (FOYA) gala has been released.
In breaking from the norm, all the center referees nominated for the 2015 gala are on their first season in the top flight with Judith Muhonja, the only lady referee in 2015, being therein.
Steven Adeya is the only one among assistant referees nominated who was not doing his first season in the top flight in 2015.
The nominations for the Team Manager of the year and Fair Play Club of the Year have also been released with William Muluya of Mathare United and Nairobi City Stars’ Neville Pudo therein.
New Improved Centre Referee
Michael Iluve, Judith Muhonja, Raymond Onyango, Juma Turke, Duncan Mudaki,
New Improved Assistant Referee
Steve Adeya, Beth Wambui, Sadera Eric, Wamoro Judy, Mwangi George
Team Manager of the Year
William Muluya (Mathare United), Jolawi Abondo (Gor Mahia), Neville Pudo (City Stars), David Mwangi (Ulinzi Stars), Moses Nyalik (Western Stima)
Fair Play Club of the Year
Tusker FC, AFC Leopards, SoNy Sugar, Gor Mahia, Mathare United, Western Stima, Bandari FC.