The annual Gala will be staged at the Kenya School of Government in Kabete. Despite K'Ogalo dominating the last campaign that saw Dylan Kerr retain the league title, only Haron Shakava, Joash Onyango and Jacques Tuyisenge made it to the nomination list.
👏 Congratulations to our first choice goalie, Ezekiel Owade who has also earned a place in the KPL awards thanks to his heroic saves.— AFC Leopards SC (@AFCLeopards) October 18, 2018
Ezekiel has been nominated in the "Golden Glove" category.
To ALL our 3 nominees, we wish you success. #KPLAwards pic.twitter.com/LfrSxBxdjK
Onyango and Shakava will fight it out for the Defender of the Year award while Tuyisenge, having scored 15 league goals last season, has been nominated for the already grabbed Golden Boot Award. Erick Kapaito is the outright winner, having scored a goal more than Tuyisenge.
Gor Mahia have also been nominated for the Fair Play Club of the Year while Kerr got a nomination for the coach of the year. Ingwe have attracted three; Marvin Nabwire having two of those-New Player of the Year and Midfielder of the Year same as Whyvonne Isuza.
👏 Congratulations to our 2018 KPL top scorer Whyvonne Isuzza for your nomination in the "Midfielder of the Year" category in the forthcoming the KPL Awards.— AFC Leopards SC (@AFCLeopards) October 18, 2018
Isuzza has been instrumental for us this season scoring 12 times.
Best of luck Whyvonne! #KPLAwards pic.twitter.com/2Xw0ZE78cX
Full nomination list; Most Valuable Players Nominees: Erick Kapaito-Kariobangi Sharks, Michael Madoya-Zoo FC, Farouk Shikhalo-Bandari, Cliff Nyakeya-Mathare United, Felly Mulumba-Bandari; Defender of the year, Felly Mulumba-Bandari, Titus Echesa-Posta Rangers, Oliver Ruto-Ulinzi, Joash Onyango-Gor Mahia, Haron Shakava-Gor Mahia; Fair Play Player of the Year; Michael Madoya-Zoo, Erick Kapaito-Kariobangi Sharks, Felly Mulumba-Bandari, Piston Mutamba-Sofapaka, Dennis Ombeva-Vihiga United; Coach of the year, Dylan Kerr-Gor Mahia, Bernard Mwalala-Bandari; Dunstan Nyaudo-Ulinzi Stars, John Baraza-Sofapaka, Robert Matano-Tusker; Golden Glove Award, Farouk Shikhalo-Bandari, Patrick Matasi-Tusker, Mathias Kigonya-Sofapaka, Kelvin Omondi-Sony Sugar, Ezekiel Owade-AFC Leopards.
KPL Awards: Nominees for Coach of the year, Dylan Kerr-Gor Mahia, Bernard Mwalala-Bandari, Dunstan Nyaudo-Ulinzi Stars, John Baraza-Sofapaka, Robert Matano-Tusker. @legend3 @BandariOfficial Who should win? pic.twitter.com/A7s4AyX1Dl— Goal Kenya (@GoalcomKenya) October 18, 2018
Others are; Midfielder of the year, Cliff Nyakeya-Mathare United., Michael Madoya-Zoo, Elvis Nandwa-Ulinzi Stars, Whyvonne Isuza-AFC Leopards, Marvin Nabwire- AFC Leopards; New Player of the Year, Erick Kapaito-Kariobangi Sharks, Piston Mutamba-Sofapaka, Dennis Ombeva-Vihiga United, Amos Kigadi-Vihiga United, Marvin Nabwire-AFC Leopards; Fair Pay Club of the Year, Gor Mahia, Sofapaka, Kariobangi Sharks; Golden Glove, Erick Kapaito-Kariobangi Sharks, Elvis Rupia-Nzoia Sugar, Jacques Tuyisenge-Gor Mahia; Team Manager of the Year; Vincent Okello-Mathare United, Dick Onywera-Kariobangi Sharks, Emmanuel Geno-Sony Sugar, Lazarus Yego-Zoo and Christopher Ouma-Ulinzi Stars.