Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) has crowned Kenyan sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala as the sports personality of the month of September in partnership with LG.
Omanyala got the award following his outstanding and extraordinary performance during the Kipkeino classic continental tour.
The sprinter smashed his own national record while also setting a new one of 9.77 seconds.
In September, Omanyala set a new record national and African record at Kip Keino classic continental tour.
He was honored to receive the award, and appreciated being recognized for putting Kenya on the world map.
“Thank you @lgeastafrica for honouring me as the Sports Personality of The Month,”
He promised to keep on pushing beyond limits to keep Kenya on top of the game.
The crowing saw Omanyala take home a customized trophy and an LG Oven worth Sh.65, 000.
Omanyala flopped, the late Agnes Tirop, Mercy Moim (Malkia Strikers Captain), Sharon Chepchumba (Best attacker- Malkia Strikers), Gladys Ekaru (Best blocker) and Noah Kibet (winner 800 metres at Kip Keino Classic) to win the award.