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Peres Jepchirchir and Faith Kipyegon to Battle for SOYA Sportswoman of the Year Award

Two time Olympic 1,500m champion faith Chepngetich Kipyegon, reigning Olympic Games marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir will battle for the Sports women of the year awards at the SOYA awards that will be held on January 19th at the Bukhungu Stadium in kakamega County.

Kenya rally driver Maxine Wahome, Vihiga Queens striker Jentrix Shikangwa and Kenya top player Angela Okutoyi have also been nominated for Sports women of the year awards and they will battle with the two athletics queens.

2021 SOYA Sportswoman of the Year nominees;

  1. Faith Kipyegon      – Athletics
  2. Peres Jepchirchir   – Athletics
  3. Jentrix Shikangwa – Football
  4. Angela Okutoyi      – Tennis
  5. Maxine Wahome    – Motorsports