Matthias Kigonya nominated for golden glove in the KPL awards


Sofapaka FC goal scoring goalkeeper Matthias Kigonya has been nominated for the best goalkeeper of the year accolade in the annual Kenya Premier League awards.

The former Bright Stars and Soana FC custodian is the only Ugandan player nominated among the 12 categories shortlisted.

Kigonya will face stiff competition from Patrick Matasi who featured for Tusker last season, Farouk Shikalo of Bandari, Kevin Omondi (SoNy Sugar) and AFC Leopards’ Ezekiel Owade.

The winner of this specific award will walk away with Ksh. 500,000 while the runner up will scoop Ksh. 300,000.

A total of 6.7M will go to respective winners. The Most Valuable Player (MVP) will bag Ksh. 1M.

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