SOYA Awards: Starlets, Mwanahalima crowned champions

Women national team Harambee Starlets has been crowned the Women Sports Team of the Year at the Soya Awards held on Thursday Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC) Nairobi.

Starlets had an year to enjoy [2016] reaching to the African Women Cup of Nations even though the team did not go past the group stage. Starlets beat Telkom Orange, Roll Ball team, KPA and U23 volleyball team.

Runners up

Kenyan Premier League and GOTV Shield holders Tusker was first runners up in the Men Sports Team of the Year with Rugby 7s claiming the crown. 

Kenyan international Joseph Okumu who plies his trade in South Africa has finished as the second runners up in the Most Promising Boy category with Mwanahalima Adam claiming the Most Promising Girl crown. 

The Football Kenya Federation has emerged as the second runners up in the Sport Federation of the Year with Tennis Kenya taking the crown.