Kipchoge, Harambee Stars smile big at 2018 Soya awards in Kenya

David Isabirye | Kawowo Sports Eluid Kichoge shows over his overall award at the 2018 Soya awards. PHOTO: Florsport

Kenya national football team, Harambee Stars clinched the team of year (2018) accolade during the Soya awards held in the coastal town of Mombasa.

World marathon record holder, Eluid Kipchoge was named the overall sports personality of the year, beating Consenslus Kipruto, Elijah Manangoi, Kenya rugby sevens star William Lomu and Harambee Stars goalkeeper Patrick Matasi.

Kipchoge, also the UN best sportspersonality, scooped home the sportsman of the year award as well.

Beatrice Chepkoech was best sportswoman of the year.

Harambee Stars had a stellar year, qualifying for the 2019 African Cup of Nations to take the team of year.

Reigning Kenya Premier League champion Gor Mahia Football Club came second.

Dickson Onduari and Jane Ndenga were outstanding men and women best sportsmen living with a disability respectively.

Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Association (KSSSA) won the best federation of the year.

Full List of winners:

Sports personality of the year: Eliud Kipchoge

Sportsman of The Year:Eliud Kipchoge.

Sportswoman of the year: Beatrice Chepkoech

Sportsman living with a disability: Dickson Onduari

Sportswoman living with a disability:Jane Ndenga

Most Promising boy:Edward Zakayo

Most Promising girl:Angela Okutoyi

Federation of the year: Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Association (KSSSA)

Team of the Year Men:Harambee Stars

Team of The Year Women:Telkom Kenya

Coach of the Year:Kevin Wambua

Community Hero:Lawrence Karanja

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