Police FC striker Elvis Rupia has walked home with the 2022/23 FKF Premier League season golden boot following his 27 goals in the season.
Rupia grabbed a brace as Police FC ran 4-1 winners over Vihiga Bullets in midweek to leapfrog Gor Mahia’s Benson Omala who had been on top of the scoring charts for the better part of the campaign.
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With 26 goals heading into the final day of the season, one above Omala, Rupia notched another goal in the final game as they were held to a 2-2 draw by KCB to take his season tally to 27; an outing that breaks the contested goals record (26) in a season that has been held by Boniface Ambani.
Omala scored too on the final day as Gor Mahia eased past City Stars to win the title but it was too late to stop Rupia from grabbing the golden boot.
Other players to hit double figures in teh season included Nzoia’s Joseph Mwangi, Bandari duo of Abdallah Hassan and Umaru Kasumba, City Stars Kelvin Etemesi, KCB’s Hillary Owino and Ulinzi’s Hillary Simiyu.
FKFPL Golden Boot Race
27 Goals: Elvis Rupia (Police FC)
26 Goals: Benson Omala (Gor Mahia)
14 Goals: Joseph Mwangi (Nzoia Sugar FC)
13 Goals: Abdalla Hassan (Bandari FC)
12 Goals: Kelvin Etemesi (City Stars)
Umaru Kasumba (Bandari FC)
Kennedy Owino (KCB FC)
Hillary Simiyu (Ulinzi Stars)
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