[Photo courtesy of officialkru Instagram]
Daystar Falcons winger Patrick Odongo has been named LG/ Sports Journalists Association of Kenya personality of the Month of September.
The 21 year old Daystar University student dazzled as he emerged as the youngest and best player for Kenya 7s in the 2024 Olympics qualifiers.
With 2 tries in the final against South Africa’s Blitzboks the Daystar Falcons Rugby player sealed Kenya’s place in the 2024 Olympics.
Odongo showed true resilience playing through grief of having lost his dearest mother Sophia Atieno Ogak as confirmed by official Kenya Rugby Union Instagram.
The explosive winger was awarded an LG Top Freezer Refrigerator, retailing at KES.115,000.
Odongo beat Eliud Kipchoge who won the Berlin Marathon, Harambee Starlets goalkeeper Annedy Kundu and among other top personalities to be crowned sports personality of the month.