Kenya Rugby Union awards: nominees announced.

Kenya Rugby Union has announced the 2010 KRU Awards to be presented at a gala ceremony on Friday 26th November, 2010. The selection and nomination committee is convened by Max Muniafu and includes Bill Githinji, Thomas Odundo, Michael Otieno, Edward Kinyany, Paul Odera, Felix Ochieng, Mitch Ocholla and Peter Waa.

A call for nominees was sent out a few weeks ago and the results are no surprise.

The following will be up for public voting:

XV player of the Year

  • Innocent Simiyu
  • Peter Abuoga
  • Daniel Kiptoo

XV Team of the Year

  • Kenya Harlequins
  • Kenya XV
  • Homeboyz RFC

XV Coach of the year

  • Edward Kinyany
  • Michael Otieno
  • Erick Situma

Sevens Coach of the Year

  • Mitch Ocholla
  • Charles Cardovillis
  • Paul Murunga

Sevens Team of the Year

  • Strathmore
  • Kenya Sevens
  • Kenya Harlequins

Sevens Player of the Year

  • Humphreys Kayange
  • Felix Ayange
  • Lavin Asego

Juniour Player of the Year

  • Patrice Agunda
  • David Ambunya
  • Joel Omer

Women’s Personality of the Year

  • Celestine Navalayo
  • Sarah Otieno
  • Doreen Remour

Rugby Journalist of the Year

  • Ayumba Ayodi
  • Brian Mulavi
  • Celestine Karoney

Referee of the Year will be considered by the selection and nomination committee together with KRRS and KRU Development Manager

  • Godwin Karuga
  • Constant Cap
  • Ray Oruo

Chairman’s Award for distinguished Service names will be submitted to the KRU Chairman for his consideration

  • Michael Otieno
  • Aggrey Chabeda
  • Judy Wanjira

Development Award names will be submitted to the KRU board for consideration

  • Eric Situma
  • John Kagagi
  • Malik Ndemi

Spirit of Rugby names will be submitted to the KRU board for consideration

  • Mtaa Rugby Initiative
  • Homeboyz Rugby
  • Edward Rombo

The public vote will constitute 30% of the final decision.


  1. says

    Am the manager of CSI dancers we are all fans of rugby and we would lyk to be part of the ceremony by performing a dance 2 our nominees ma no is 0734532170 your respond wil be highly apreciated thanx again for giving me this chance to express ma love n patriotism to our players

    Hi Rama!

    Thanks for interest. Please email the Kenya Rugby Union offices on


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