kpl's golden boy Olunga, poised to join swedish Team, Djurgardens IF

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Kenya Premier League 2015 Most Valuable Player Michael Olunga is off to Sweden if Djurgårdens IF Fotboll Football Director Bosse Andersson words is to be taken into account.

While speaking to football direct, Swede’s top football portal, Andersson, confirmed that that they had been in talks with Olunga for a long time and was sure the Gor Mahia striker would join them though wasn’t sure when.

Andersson, who described Olunga as an exciting player, confirmed that Olunga was on his way to Sweeden and insisted that they had talked to his club and were working on resolving his visa details.

“He will come here, it's just not clear when. This is a player we have followed for long. We have eyed him for a long time and followed his development,” Andersson said.

Olunga has been the center of attraction since his 2015 heroics both with his club Gor Mahia and the national team. Premier Soccer Side (PSL) Sundowns and Morocco's Raja Casablancar are just of them teams that he has been linked with.

Indian Calcuta League side Kingfisher East Bengal, home to Kenyan coach Sammy Pamzo Omollo had also offered the 2015 KPL MVP a million a month offer but it seems the youngster is focused on joining a European side to continue with his development.

"I personally talked to the boy and discussed the offer but to be honest he wasn't interested. He's a good striker and I wish him all the best," Pamzo told soka in a separate interview.

Julius yego Named sportsman of the year

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A successful safaricom sportsman of the year award in Nairobi,KICC had Julius Yego named Kenya's sportsman of the year.

He picked the overall crown following atremendous year in which he became the first kenyan to win a gold medal in a field event at the worlds Athletics.

He achieved that feat at last year's world athletic champion in Beijing, China with a throw of 92.72m.

Aprt from winning the world championships, Yego won in the 2015 Ostarava Golden Spike with a new national record of 86.88m, Three days later, he improved to 87.71 at the Golden Gala in Rome.

Yego was also named the male athlete of the year.

The issue of doping although dominated this graceful event as the star Julius Yego and SOYA founder Paul Tergat weighed in on the doping allegations, saying it was shameful that some runners had opted for shortcuts.

soya awards 2015 (Sports Personality of the year Award)

SOYA Awards

Kenya Sports Personality of the year Awards also known as SOYA AWARDS , are annual national awards given to sports personalities and organizations in Kenya. The awards were initiated in 2004 by Paul Tergat. The awards for ech year are held at the beginning of the following year ( e.g. 2008 awards took place in January 2009).

Awards winners

Overal sports personality of the year Julius "youtube" Yego

Sportsman

1. Julius Yego (Javelin)

2.Asbel Kiprop (Athletics)

3.Geoffrey Kamworor (Athletics)

Sportswoman

1.Hyvin Kiyenge (Athletics)

2.Mercy Moim (Volleyball)

3.Florence Kiplagat (Athletics)

Sports Team of the year Men

1.Gor Mahia (Football)

2.National 15s (Rugby)

3.TelkomOrange

Evergreen Sports Personality of the year

Ezekiel Kemboi

School team of the year Boys

1.Laiser HillAcademy (Rugby)

2.Narok Boys High School (Hockey)

3.St. Peters Chesariky (Volleyball)

School team of the year Girls

1.Sinyolo Girls (Hockey)

2.AIC kosirai (Volleyball)

3.Transzoia Mixed (Hockey)

School Coach of the Year

Kelvin Lugalia of st.Anthony's, Kitale (Hockey)

Most Outstanding Boy of the year

(Schools Category)

David Paristero, Ngolani Secondary School (Javelin)

Most Outstanding Girl of the Year

(Schools category)

Judy Nkatha , shadrack Kimalel (tennis)

Comeback

Lawrence Buyachi (Rugby)

Sportsman with Disability:

1.Onesmus Mutinda (Athletics)

2.Alex komen (Athletics)

3.David Korir (Athletics)

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