Tusker FC striker Henry Meja is the Football Kenya Federation, Premier League player of the month of January. Meja found the back of the net four times and assisted once in five matches.
The 19-year old helped Tusker began the month with a vital 1-0 away win to Kakamega Homeboyz before scoring a brace and an assist in their 4-2 triumph over Kariobangi Sharks at the Kasarani Annex.
Meja, wrapped the month with the winning goal when Tusker saw off Zoo FC 2-1 at the Afraha Stadium.
Following his impressive showing Mejja earned a call up to the Harambee Stars provisional squad preparing for the Africa Cup of nations qualifiers against Togo and Egypt this month.
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During the month, Meja cemented his place in the starting team, dislodging David Majak who had found the back of the net four times in December.
The Kakamega High School alumnus beat to the award Wazito FC’s Kevin Kimani and Gor Mahia captain Kenneth Muguna.
For his exploits Mejja was awarded a customized trophy and Ksh 50,000 token from the league.
Meja becomes the second recipient of the award this season after AFC Leopards forward Elvis Rupia was voted as December’s best player by the seven-member panel composed of Sports Journalists established to pick outstanding performers.
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