2015 Magharibi Michezo Awards rugby nominees announced

2015 Magharibi Michezo Awards rugby nominees announced

2015 Magharibi Michezo Awards rugby nominees announced

Bush Mwale in action for Kenya team

The 2015 edition of the Magharibi Michezo Awards will be held on Saturday 19th December 2015 in Bungoma Count .

 The organizing team has released the first list of nominees with Darwin Mukidza, Alvin Otieno , Bush Mwale, Brian Tanga and Reinhard Ashioya making the final list of five nominees.

Darwin Mukidza - Was instrumental in leading KCB to the league and cup double as well as putting in a string of fine performances for the Kenya Simbas during the international season where they claimed the scalps of Spain and Portugal as they rose to an all time high world rank of 28.

Alvin Otieno - The former Kakamega High School and Western Bulls player was a key force behind Homeboyz league campaign and their run to the Enterprise Cup final. Together with reigining MMA Rugby Player of the Year Bush Mwale, the duo stood out and are both part of the Kenya Sevens set up.

Brian Tanga- The Kabras skipper played a crucial role in leading the team from Kakamega to the Kenya Cup final in their debut season.

Reinhardt Ashioya - Has been a pivotal and consistent performer for Western Bulls during the league and sevens campaigns

Charles Kuka - The Kakamega High School alumni has just broken into the first team at Mwamba RFC. He played for Kenya at the CAR U19 championships where they claimed third place.

Collins Shikoli - The Homeboyz youngster has caught the eyes of the Kenya Sevens selectors and with consistent performances, is destined for bigger, greater things

Byron Tinega & Zedden Maro - The duo were instrumental in guiding St. Peters Mumias to victory at the National Schools Sevens championships in June


Rugby Player of the year Nominees

1.Darwin Mukidza - eKCB and Kenya Simbas
2. Alvin Otieno - Homeboyz and Kenya Sevens
3. Bush Mwale - Homeboyz and Kenya Sevens
4. Brian Tanga - Kabras Sugar RFC
5. Reinhard Ashioya - Western Bulls

Most Promising Rugby Player
1. Charles Kuka - Mwamba and Kenya U19s
2.Collins Shikoli - Homeboyz and Kenya U19s
3. Zedden Maro - St. Peter's Mumias
4. Byron Tinega - St. Peter's Mumias

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