Tusker FC’s Henry Meja was named the Young Player of the Year at the FKFPL Awards Gala held at the Safari Park Hotel on Tuesday evening.

Meja saw off competition from Vihiga United’s Lawrence Luvanda and Kakamega Homeboyz’ Sylvester Owino to bag the award.

Meja scored ten goals and provided seven assists as Tusker became League champions for the first time since 2016.

He takes home a cash prize of Ksh. 300,000 as Luvanda gets Ksh. 200,000. Owino takes home Ksh. 100,000 as 2nd runners up.

Meja recently signed for Swedish side AIK and will link up with his new teammates once he get’s a work permit.