Malkia Strikers Edith Wisa has been named the Sports Journalist Association of Kenya (SJAK) cum Star Times player of the month of October today (Tuesday 12st).
The Kenya Prisoner middle blocker was awarded at the Prisons training at Kasarani, beating team mate Mercy Moim.
Her win was based on her outstanding performance at Malkia Strikers’ recent at the Africa Nations Championships in Yaoundé which was also used as World Championships qualifiers.
She guided her the national team to the world championships after finishing second behind Cameroon in the final match.
At the event, Wisa was voted the best blocker and the award did not comeby fluke but hard work.
She said that she believes whatever ones does he or she must do the best.
She said: “This is well deserved award. Though this is my first time to win such high profile award and honestly I never expected such to happen.”
The Lugulu Girls Alumni added that the award will most her together with her team at the world championships next year.