January 9, 2024 Patrick Korir

Asenwa, Kapen in MD17 TOTW

Robinson Asenwa in action against Muranga SEAL on Wed 1 Nov 2023 durng a matchday 9 2023/4 FKF Premier League tie

Premier League debutant Robinson Asenwa was included in the Team Of The Week (TOTW) at the close of matchday 17 which came to a close to the first leg on Sunday 7 January 2024.

Asenwa, featuring in just his 12th topflight game on Saturday 6 January against FC Talanta, made it to the best eleven FKF premier league team for the first time this season.

Asenwa joins flyer Samuel Kapen who is making it to the best eleven for the fifth time after making it to the same list at the end of matchdays 10, 13, and 15 against AFC Leopards, Ulinzi Stars, and FC Talanta, in that order.

“It is very exciting to be placed with the best across the weekend. It gives me more reason to work even better to become a better player and contribute positively to the team,” said Asenwa

During the FC Talanta game, Asenwa and Kapen scored a goal each. Kapen had two assists and was named the man of the match.

Separately, Kapen was nominated in a short list of four for the Fan’s Player of the Week award.

Besides entry of the pair to MD17 TOTW, Nairobi City Stars and tactician Nicholas Muyoti were nominated for the team of the week, and coach of the week, respectively.

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