NAIROBI – Safe Spaces shooting guard Peninah Nthenya was the biggest winner at the 2017 Nairobi Basketball Association Awards on Saturday at Nairobi Railway Club, bagging the Top Scorer, Top Three Point Scorer and Top Free Throw Scorer Awards.
Robert Odhiambo of Embakasi Dynamoz won the Top Free Throw Scorer and Top Scorer Awards as the curtain came down to another successful NBA season. “
As NBA, we will consult with our Patron Jack Arum about getting new uniforms for the men’s winners Woodley Knights.
said the NBA chairman Ronald Owino as he showered praise to the league winners.
The chairman also said that they were contemplating on cutting down the men’s teams to 28 next season. It was a tough season in terms of venue since the Railway Club courts were not available for us but was hoping the courts will ready when the 2018 season commences.
Woodley Knights and Safe Spaces had a superb year with both qualifying to play in the Kenya Basketball League next year.
Other category winners (Selected): Woodley Knights (Men Champions), Safe Spaces (Women Champions), Mustangs (Men 1st Runner up), UoN Dynamites (Women 1st Runner up), Slam Dunk Academy (Men 2nd Runner up), Riara University (Women 2nd Runner up).
Ezra Alenga (Most Valuable Player – Men), Chantal Kiyobe (Most Valuable Player – Women).