KPL Mathare United defender ‘surprised’ by KPL award Seth Willis 16:52 1/13/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Goal Kenya. KPL Vihiga United v Mathare United Mathare United Vihiga United The 33-year-old has been one of the outstanding players in the Francis Kimanzi led side Mathare United’s George Owino was a surprise package in the KPL Awards on Friday night after bagging the defender of the season award. The veteran defender was a peripheral figure in the slum boys last season helping the team to remain in the top tier.’Wise’ says he did not expect to win the award considering the fact that his team struggled badly last season. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player “I am very happy to win this award, it is true I am surprised because honestly, we did not have a good season.But definitely there are things that enabled me to win this and it is a motivation. “Next season we are aiming at performing better and at least finish in a respectable position.”The 33-year-old has been one of the outstanding players in the Francis Kimanzi led side.