KPA’s Felmas Adhiambo named February Sports Personality

Written By: Buckley Fedha
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Kenya Ports Authority forward, Felmas Adhiambo Koranga has been named the player of the month of February by the Sports Journalists Association of Kenya.

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The basketball star was unanimously voted February’s best player by the panel of journalists handling the prestigious monthly prizes.

Koranga beat other eight athletes to the award including Winter Olympian, Sabrina Wanjiku, rugby ace Darwin Mukidza of KCB, Tokyo Marathon champion Dickson Chumba and Stacy Ndiwa who won the Kenya National Cross Country championships.

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The 22 year old former Shimba Hills player led KPA to dethrone arch rivals, Equity Banks Hawks, from the 2017 Kenya Basketball Federation Women’s Premier League title whose curtains came down at Makande Gymnasium in Mombasa last month.

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Adhiambo scored a game high 19 points to steer KPA to a 74-49 win over Equity in the decisive Game Three.

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Koranga was also named the league’s Most Valuable Player after steering her club to win the best of five play-off series with a 3-0 aggregate.

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He also helped KPA to a fifth place finish at the FIBA, Africa Women’s Clubs Championships in Luanda, Angola, received the monthly reward today at the Makande Hall in Mombasa City.

 

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