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Best of the Sakaja Super Cup rewarded

By Mercy Simiyu December 21st, 2023 2 min read

The best of the best in the Sakaja Super Cup were feted for their exemplary performance in the three month tournament on December 21, 2023.

The men’s Golden Boot award was won by three players who each took home a trophy and Sh50, 000 after each of them bagged 11 goals.

Those who won the award include Kawasaki’s marksman Cedric Achweya, Geoffrey Erambo of Riruta 105 and Creative Hands’ Caleb Abuga.

The Nairobi region secondary schools girls’ football champions striker Sheila Atsachi bagged the women’s golden boot accolades by netting 6 goals to emerge the top scorer. She also walked home with  Sh50,000.

The tournament’s second runners up Victor’s Faith ace Ramadhan Waliaula and the Women’s champions Club Jojo’s Florence Akinyi were crowned as the tournament’s Most Valuable Player s(MVP) in the men’s and women’s categories respectively to each take home Ksh50,000.

The tournament’s first runners up Kibagare Girl’s goalkeeper Naomi Achieng’ Dandora Hunters shot stopper Bramwel Katari were feted with the women’s and men’s Golden Glove awards respectively to each bag Ksh50,000.

Gift Mumo of Kawasaki was gifted with the Most Promising Player award and Ksh50,000.

Embakasi South’s Curtis Sitati and Langata’s Adan Ibrahim were named as the best tournament coordinators and were rewarded withKss50,000 each.

The fans of quarter finalist the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) National Super League side division two side Creative Hands were declared the Best Fan Base and rewarded with Sh300,000.

Fans of the 2011 Sakata Ball Nairobi region runners up Asec Huruma took home Sh200,000 after their fan base emerged as the second best while the cheering squad of the tournament’s champions Githurai All Stars completed the last podium finish to pocket Ksh100,000 as Fifa Best’s supports were fourth and got a consolation with Ksh50,000.

The Best Fans base was judged according to their creativity, mobilization, cheering and discipline in terraces while cheering their favourite teams.

The Sakaja Super Cup ended on Tuesday, December 19th, 2023, with Githurai All Stars stealing the show in the men’s category while Embakasi Central’s Club Jojo claiming the women’s bragging rights at the Police Sacco astro-turf stadium.