Rugby winger Jacob Ojee named StarTimes Sports Personality


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KCB Men’s Rugby team winger Jacob Ojee has been named StarTimes Sports Personality of the month of May. 

Ojee was instrumental as the bankers bagged their third consecutive Kenya Cup crown by trouncing archrivals Kabras 23-15 in the final played at the Kakamega showground.

Ojee scored a cool 18 points against Kabras in an excellent all-round display by the Bankers. The Kenya Sevens winger edged out athlete Simon Cheprot, who helped another athlete get to the finish line in a show of sportsmanship at the Okepeke marathon, Ugandan Rugby star Phillip Wokorach for steering Kabras win the Enterprise cup final after beating Impala 37-7.

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Evelyn Okinyi was the overall winner in the Wellness Fitness category at the Arnold Classic in South Africa.

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Ojee becomes the 23rd recipient of the award with notable winners including World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge, World 5,000m champion Helen Obiri, Telkom Hockey team forward Jackline Mwangi and Chess Player Sasha Mongeli, among others.

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He received a 43-inch digital television set and one hundred thousand shillings prize money.

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National soccer team Harambee Stars returned home this morning from Egypt where they were eliminated from the Africa Cup of Nations at the group stage.


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