Edith Wisa scoops StarTimes Monthly Sports personality award

Edith Wisa scoops StarTimes Monthly Sports personality award

Edith Wisa scoops StarTimes Monthly Sports personality award

Edith Wisa receives her cheque from Startimes Marketing executive Japheth Akhulia and Kenya Sports Journalist Association of Kenya President Chris Mbaisi.

Kenya Prisons centre blocker Edith Mukuvilani Wisa has been named Sports Journalists Association of Kenya/StarTimes Player of the Month of October.

Wisa, who has had an amazing season received a 42 inch flat screen TV a trophy and 100,000 shillings in cash from StarTimes who have partnered with the Kenya Sports Journalists Association of Kenya SJACK to reward the best talents  

Wisa was rewarded for her excellent performance during the recently concluded Africa Cup championships in Cameroon as her exploits helped Kenya qualify for the World Championships to be held in Japan in 2018.

During the tournament, Wisa was named the best blocker in Africa adding up to her recent award as the best blocker during the Africa Club championships.

“This is a big motivation for my career and I am excited to have received this award. I am more encouraged to work harder in the future in order to support my team achieve better heights in future.” She said as she spoke to michezoafrika.com after receiving the award in Nairobi on Tuesday.

Wisa beat her Kenya Prisons and Malkia Strikers team mate Mercy Moim, Kenya Ports Authority basketball guard Natalie Akinyi , Kabras Sugar’s Brian Tanga and Philip Wokorach and Joycyline Jepkosgei who had been shortlisted for the top award.

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