SOYA: Tusker, Talanta, Kabras, KCB and Shujaa are male team nominees

Kenya Premier League Champions Tusker Fc and National Super League (NSL) champions FC Talanta will be battling with three rugby teams for the Sports Personality of Year Awards (SOYA).

Tusker and Talanta football teams will be facing off with national rugby sevens team Shujaa, Kenya Cup champions KCB, and Kenya Cup finalists Kabras Sugar for the January 9th show in Kakamega at the Bukhungu stadium.

For Shujaa, they were nominated after collecting 34v points from the concluded world sevens series as well as wining the Safari Sevens after edging out Germany at the finals.

KCB retained their Kenya Cup title for the 4th time in a row following their 28-25 against Kabras Sugar at the finals held at the Nandi Bears.

Tusker earned the slot following their premier league title win on 65 points and represented the country in both the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup but they were eliminated at the preliminary stages.

Talanta won the slot following their NSL promotion to premier league.

Men team of the year nominees

  1. KCB Rugby
  2. Shujaa
  3. Tusker FC
  4. FC Talanta
  5. Kabras Sugar RFC
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