Michael Olunga named player of the month for Japan League two (J2)

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Harambee Stars Striker Michael Olunga has been named The August player of the Month for the Japanese Division two League (J2)

On August 10th, Olunga scored a hat trick for his club Kashiwa Reysol that helped his team beat Renofa Yamaguchi. Kashiwa Reysol won the game 4-1.

The 25 year Old striker was also on target scoring the winning goal for Reysol as they beat V-Varen Nagasaki 2-1 on 17th of August.

Michael Olunga is the J2 player of the month of August

On 25th August Kashiwa Reysol beat Gifu FC 4-0 in a match that Olunga scored two goals totaling to six goals scored by the forward in the month of August.

Without you, it wouldn’t be possible,” Olunga posted on his Facebook page after winning the award.

“My teammates, my supporters and everyone who believes in me, I am truly thankful. All I can do is to continue working hard and pray for better tidings in the future.”

The former Girona FC forward was not involved in the September 7 tie when Kashiwa Reysol fell to a 4-3 loss to Montedio Yamagata. He was with the national team preparing for a friendly match against Uganda which ended in a 1-1 draw.

Kashiwa Reysol are currently on top of the J2 League table with 63 points, 6 ahead of second placed Montedio Yamagata. 

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Gibson Kerosi

Gibson Kerosi is a prolific Kenyan Writer and a Teacher based in Nairobi Kenya. He is a Bachelors of Education (Arts) graduate from The University of Nairobi.

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