The list of players to contest for the third edition of the Magharibi Michezo Awards (MMA) has been released with Tusker FC forward Jesse Were named therein after a good season that saw him finish as the top scorer on 22 goals.
The gala to fete the winner will be held in Bungoma County on Saturday 19 November as confirmed by the organizers in an email to media houses.
Were will contest for the top prize alongside nine other players, his team mate at Tusker Noah Wafula who won the inaugural award also nominated.
AFC Leopards duo of Bernard Mang’oli and Edwin Wafula has also been picked with Harun Shakava being the only player from the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) champions Gor Mahia.
Mark Bikokwa of Nzoia United and Keiphas Mutuu of Kakamega Homeboyz are the only players drawn from second tier clubs.
Jesse Were -Tusker FC; Edwin Wafula – AFC Leopards; Bernard Mang’oli – AFC Leopards; Paul Mungai Kiongera – KCB; John Mark Makwata – Ulinzi Stars; Harun Shakava – Gor Mahia; Mark Baraza Bikokwa – Nzoia United; Keiphas Baraza – Kakamega Homeboyz; Collins Shivachi – Sofapaka; Gabriel Andika – Western Stima.