Nominees for Simba Rugby Awards revealed - Luvisia Tisa

Nominees for Simba Rugby Awards revealed - Luvisia Tisa


With 14 days remaining before the Simba Rugby Awards, the list of nominees for each category have been revealed. Four players have been selected to battle for the Season’s Team Player award. Centres Brian Omondi, Peter Kilonzo, will battle for the award with Elphas Adunga and Michael Kimwele. In the Most Valuable Player category, Kenyan Internationals Oscar Sorano and Isaac Njoroge have been nominated as well as Elly Mukaizi, Marlin Mukolwe and Wilson Juma who had a good outing with Northern Suburbs. Kenya Under 20 trio George Maranga, Geoffrey Okwatch, Samuel Asati will battle with Kenya Simbas newbie Griffin Musila and Northern Suburbs Lance Alu in the Most Promising Player Category. Njoroge is also selected in the most disciplined players award category. Manasseh Odour, Michael Wanjala and Kimwele have made it to four-man list. Oliver Mang’eni and Darwin Mukidza will receive the top try and top points scorer award respectively while Head Coach Curtis Olago is in for the Coach of the year award after guiding the side to another Kenya Cup title. Menengai Oilers and former Kenya Cup side Strathmore Leos have been nominated for the James Kilonzo award. The voting process is set to commence in three days time. CATEGORIES Season’s team player 1. Brian Omondi 2. Peter Kilonzo 3. Elphas Adunga 4. Michael Kimwele Most valued player 1. Oscar Sorano 2. Isaac Njoroge 3. Elly Mukaizi 4. Marlin Mukolwe 5.Wilson Juma (Northern Suburbs Rugby Kenya) Most promising player 1. Samuel Mosiori Asati 2 Griffin Musila 3. George Maranga 4. Geoffrey Okwatch 5. Lance Alu (Northern Suburbs Rugby Kenya) Most disciplined player 1. Manasseh Oduor 2. Michael Kimwele 3.Michael Wanjala 4. Isaac Njoroge Top try scorer Oliver Mang’eni Kizito- Kenya Cup/ Geoffrey Okwatch-ESS Top point scorer Darwin Mukidza -Kenya Cup/Osumba Zola Stephen- ESS Fan of the season (Male and Female) 1. Martin Tubula Sande 2. Gregory Oyolo 3. Evans Muhungura 4. Diana Bwari 5. Wendy Muganda 6. Faith Basiye Coach of the season 1.Curtis Olago Season’s support staff Kenneth Wandera Referee of the season 1. Constant Cap 2. Moses Ndung’u The Jimmy Kilonzo Award 1. Menengai Oilers 2. Strathmore Leos